I welcome these remarkable results and the progress they represent.
I congratulate President Thein Sein and encourage him to continue to pursue the path to reform he has set out.
It will be important for his Government to continue to work with Aung San Suu Kyi, the NLD and other democratic forces, to bring about lasting and irreversible reform.
The UK, as the largest bilateral donor of aid to Burma, stands ready to support this process.
Her constituency Kamu is separated from Rangoon by 60 miles and three centuries - it is the land that time and a dictatorship forgot.
Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has won a seat in Burma's parliament, according to her party the National League for Democracy
The opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's criticism of the campaigning process signals how important these elections really are.