Myanmar's president removes state chief minister after impeachment vote

By San Yamin Aung, 3 September 2020
Yangon, Myanmar (photo credit: Eugene Phoen/flickr)
Yangon, Myanmar (photo credit: Eugene Phoen/flickr)
Myanmar President U Win Myint on Thursday removed L Phaung Sho from his position as chief minister of Kayah State, two days after the state’s parliament voted to impeach him for misusing state funds. [ . . . ] According to the Myanmar Constitution, an impeachment proposal against a chief minister requires the support of at least two-thirds of state/regional parliamentarians to pass. Once it is approved, the parliament’s resolution must be submitted to the country’s president, paving the way for the official removal of the chief minister.
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