A session of the Myanmar parliament in Nay Pyi Taw (Photo: Xinhua/VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - The House of Representatives (Pyithu Hluttaw) of Myanmar elected U T Khun Myat as Speaker of the lower house at a meeting in Nay Pyi Taw on March 22.

According to a source from the Myanmar parliament, U T Khun Myat previously served as Vice Speaker of the house.

The election came after Speaker U Win Myint stepped down on March 21 after two years holding the position.-VNA