Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. (Photo: Xinhua/VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi on April 18 said the new government led by the National League for Democracy (NLD) will begin to build new good things for a change starting from the New Year.

In a speech on the occasion of Myanmar’s traditional New Year, San Suu Kyi reaffirmed NLD’s policies and principles to ensure national reconciliation, internal peace and the rule of law, as well as to make amendment to the constitution and maintain a democratic system.

For the sake of national reconciliation and rule of law, she said President Htin Kyaw has shown leniency by granting amnesty to a number of prisoners on the New Year occasion.
She also said the government acknowledges the achievements of the previous government and intends to uphold those achivements.

Emphasizing the need for constitutional amendment for the emergence of a genuine and federal democratic union, she said the government will choose ways and measures that would not affect the national peace.

Regarding foreign policy, San Suu Kyi said Mynamar will maintain friendly relations with all countries of the world.-VNA