Aung San Suu Kyi met ethnic lawmakers in Naypyidaw Monday, urging all members to work together under a National League for Democracy-led government.
Aung San Suu Kyi has urged elected candidates from the NLD to join hands with those once responsible for persecuting members of the party.
Ministries have been directed to prepare for the transfer of power to a new government at the end of March.
Ex-dictator Than Shwe pledges to support NLD chairwoman Aung San Suu Kyi “as best he can” if she genuinely works for the development of Burma.
Former junta leader Snr-Gen Than Shwe met National League for Democracy chairwoman Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday, according to sources in the capital.
On Wednesday, Burma’s three most influential figures came together for initial discussions that could prove crucial for the country’s political future.
Burma’s opposition reveals little about Aung San Suu Kyi’s talks with the country’s top general, citing the need for goodwill with its future government partners.
Burma’s two biggest political parties have crossed swords in Mandalay, where each side has accused the other of illegally using religion to further their campaigns.
Aung San Suu Kyi meets Burma’s two most powerful men for separate talks amid a power transition that may not be complete until early April.
A spokesperson for the NLD expresses confidence that Suu Kyi can amend Burma’s Constitution and assume the presidency within five years.