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Young guard keen to be heard at Burma's first NLD congress

Young guard keen to be heard at Burma's first NLD congress

Updated 7 March 2013, 21:41 AEDT

Burma's main opposition, the National League for Democracy will hold its first ever party congress in Rangoon on Friday.

The three day meeting spanning the weekend, will bring together some 900 representatives from 260 townships across the country.

The congress will elect a core leadership of 15 delegates, with a wider central committee, made up of 120 members.

Correspondent: Kanaha Sabapathy

Speakers: Aung Thu Nyien, Director, VAHU Development Institute, Chiangmai, Thailand; Ohn Kyaing, NLD party spokesman

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