Htin Kyaw

Htin Kyaw

(tĭn chô), 1946–, Burmese political leader, grad. Rangoon Univ. (1968, 1975). He served in the ministries of industry (1975–1980) and planning and treasury (1980–92) before resigning from government service. A member of the National League for Democracy (NLD), he spent time in prison in 2000 and became a senior aide to NLD leader Aung San Suu KyiAung San Suu Kyi
, 1945–, Burmese political leader, B.A. Oxford, 1969, Ph.D. Univ. of London, 1985. The daughter of assassinated (1947) nationalist general U Aung San, who is regarded as the founder of modern Myanmar, she lived outside the country after 1960.
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. In 2016, after the NLD's electoral landslide in 2015 and with Suu Kyi barred from the presidency of Myanmar, he was elected to the office, becoming the first civilian to serve since the 1962 military coup. Largely a figurehead, with real power concentrated in Suu Kyi as state counselor, he resigned in 2018.
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On 15 March 2016, the NLD dominated-Hluttaw elected Htin Kyaw as Myanmar's first civilian president in 53 years.
Most notably, her so-called 'puppet president,' Htin Kyaw, resigned in late March and was replaced by Win Myint, a former speaker of Parliament's Lower House.
Win Myint, 66, was sworn-in as the President earlier in the day after he was elected by Parliament to replace Htin Kyaw, who resigned last week over health concerns.
She led the government in that manner during the presidency of her close friend Htin Kyaw, who retired last week because of ill-health.
Htin Kyaw, Myanmar's first democratically elected president, who resigned last week amid concerns about his health over the last few months.
Like his predecessor Htin Kyaw, who retired last week for reasons of ill health, Win Myint, 66, is a Suu Kyi loyalist of many years and a stalwart member of her National League for Democracy.
The president of Myanmar Htin Kyaw has resigned, his office has announced, BBC reports.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Htin Kyaw, Myanmar's first civilian President in more than a half-century, resigned from office, according to an official statement on Wednesday.
President Htin Kyaw -- who became Myanmar's first democratically elected civilian leader in 2016 after a half-century of military rule -- stepped down to "take a rest" amid widespread reports of the 71-year-old's declining health over the last year.
Guterres; Senegalese President Macky Sall; Myanmar President Htin Kyaw; Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (in a video message); World Bank President Jim Yong Kim; WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom; UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake; World Medical Association President Yoshitake Yokokura; and Mr.
He said he was "very, very satisfied" with the separate private meetings he held with Suu Kyi, President Htin Kyaw and Senior Gen.
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