Myanmar sets 60 days for by-election campaign

January 12,2017  

Myanmar sets 60 days for by election campaign
Myanmar sets 60 days for by election campaign, Myanmar’s Union Election Commission has set 60 days as the by-election campaign period starting from January 30, an announcement from the election body said on Thursday.

YANGON: Myanmar’s Union Election Commission has set 60 days as the by-election campaign period starting from January 30, an announcement from the election body said on Thursday.

The country’s by-election, the first under the new government, was set for April 1, Xinhua news agency reported.

All 95 candidates including 16 women from 24 political parties and seven individuals will compete in the by-election.