Myanmar reshuffles cabinet ministers, deputy ministers

ASEAN+ August 28, 2012 00:00

By Eleven Media
Yangon

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President U Thein Sein has reshuffled his cabinet members today, according to the statement of the President Office.



A total of 24 cabinet members – nine union ministers and 15 deputy

ministers – were reshuffled.

The nine union ministers reshuffled are as follows:

1.    U Soe Thein (From Ministry of Industry to Ministry of President Office)

2.    U Aung Min (From Ministry of Rail Transportation to Ministry of

President Office)

3.    U Hla Tun (From Ministry of Finance and Revenue to Ministry of

President  Office)

4.    U Tin Naing Thein (From Ministry of National Planning and

Economic Development to Ministry of President Office)

5.    U Aung Kyi (From Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and

Resettlement to Ministry of Information)

6.    U Kyaw Hsan (From Ministry of Information to Ministry of Cooperatives)

7.    U Ohn Myint (From Ministry of Cooperatives and of Livestock and

Fisheries to Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries)

8.    U Aye Myint (From Ministry of Science and Technology to Ministry

of Industry)

9.    U Tint Hsan (From Ministry of Hotels and Tourism and of Sports

to Ministry of Sports)

Fifteen deputy ministers reshuffled are as follows:

1.    Police Maj-Gen Kyaw Kyaw Tun (Ministry of Home Affairs),

2.    U Paik Htwe (Ministry of Information),

3.    U Than Swe (Ministry of Culture),

4.    U Aung Thein (Ministry of President Office),

5.    Dr Lin Aung (Ministry of Finance and Revenue),

6.    U Hset Aung (Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development),

7.    Dr Daw Khin San Yi (Ministry of National Planning and Economic

Development),

8.    Daw Su Su Hlaing (Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement),

9.    U Thaung Tin (Ministry of Communications, Posts and Telegraphs),

10.    U Htin Aung (Ministry of Energy),

11.    Brig-Gen Win Myint (Ministry of Immigration and Population),

12.    U Aye Myint Maung (Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry),

13.    Dr Daw Thet Thet Zin (Ministry of Environmental Conservation

and Forestry),

14.    U Thaung Htaik (Ministry of Sports)

15.     Dr Daw Thein Thein Htay (Ministry of Health).

The Ministry of President Office has appointed four more deputy

ministers, bringing the number to six in total.

The cabinet reshuffle left eight ministries vacant for union

ministers. They are the Ministry of Rail Transportation, Ministry of

Finance and Revenue, Ministry of Labour, Ministry of Social Welfare,

Relief and Resettlement, Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, Ministry of

Science and Technology, Ministry of National Planning and Economic

Development and Ministry of Culture.

 

 

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