Ethnic Affairs Ministers in Burma 2016

Some of the ethnic affairs ministers with Nai Thet Lwin, Union minister of Ethnic Affairs at the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples celebration in Rangoon on 9 August 2016 (Photo: Thang Salai/Facebook) Some of the ethnic affairs ministers with Nai Thet Lwin, Union minister of Ethnic Affairs at the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples celebration in Rangoon on 9 August 2016 (Photo: Thang Salai/Facebook)
Ethnic Affairs Ministers in Burma 2016

10 August 2016 - Following the 2015 general elections, Burma has got 29 ethnic affairs ministers, appointed on 30 March, 2016 in accordance with the 2008 constitution by President Htin Kyaw.

Kachin State
1. U Khin Maung Myint, Burman/Bamar ethnic affairs minister
2. U Sai Sein Lin, Shan ethnic affairs minister
3. U Ah Te Yaw Han, Lisu ethnic affairs minister
4. *U Yan Nam Phone, Rawang ethnic affairs minister

Karenni State
1. U Hla Myo Swe, Burman/Bamar ethnic affairs minister

Karen State
1. U Tayza Htut Hlaing Htwe, Bamar ethnic affairs minister
2. U Min Tin Win, Mon ethnic affairs minister
3. U Khun Myo Tint, Paoh/Pa'O ethnic affairs minister

Sagaing Region
1. Daw Hmwe Hmwe Khin, Shan ethnic affairs minister
2. U Lal Thawm Thang, Chin ethnic affairs minister

Tenasserim State
1. *U Saw Luh Ga, Karen ethnic affairs minister

Pegu Region
1. Daw Naw Pwe Sae, Karen ethnic affairs minister

Magwe Region
1. U Hla Htun, Chin ethnic affairs minister

Mandalay Region
1. U Sai Kyaw Zaw, Shan ethnic affairs minister

Mon State
1. U Shwe Myint, Burman/Bamar ethnic affairs minister
2. Daw San Wint Khaing, Paoh/Pa'O ethnic affairs minister
3. U Aung Myint Khaing, Karen ethnic affairs minister

Arakan State
1. U Pone Boy, Chin ethnic affairs minister

Rangoon Region
1. Daw Pan Thitsar Myo, Karen ethnic affairs minister
2. U Zaw Aye Maung, Arakanese/Rakhine ethnic affairs minister

Shan State
1. Dr Aung Than Maung, Bamar/Burman ethnic affairs minister
2. *U Zoh Daung, Kachin ethnic affairs minister
3. U Gu Sar, Lisu ethnic affairs minister
4. U Yaw That, Lahu ethnic affairs minister
5. U Abay La, Akha ethnic affairs minister
6. Dr Tun Hlaing, Innthar ethnic affairs minister
7. U Khu Aung Maung, Kayan aka Padaung ethnic affairs minister

Irrawaddy Region
1. U Gha Moe Myat Myat Thu, Karen ethnic affairs minister
2. U Tin Saw, Arakanese/Rakhine ethnic affairs minister

*Spelling of names to be verified and updated.

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