Aung Myat (Burmese: အောင်မြတ်) is the Burmese politician and incumbent Deputy Speaker of Shan State Hluttaw. He previously served as Chief Minister of Shan State. Aung Myat is an ethnic Danu.[1]

Aung Myat
အောင်မြတ်
Deputy Speaker Shan State Hluttaw
Assumed office
9 February 2016
Appointed byPresident of Myanmar
1st Chief Minister of Shan State
In office
30 March 2011 – 30 March 2016
Appointed byPresident of Myanmar
PresidentThein Sein
Preceded byOffice Established
Succeeded byLinn Htut
Representative of Shan State Hluttaw
Assumed office
8 February 2016
ConstituencyYwangan Township № 2
Representative of Shan State Hluttaw
In office
2011 – 31 January 2016
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byArkar Lin
ConstituencyPindaya Township № 1
Personal details
Born14 April 1963 (1963-04-14) (age 59)
Pwela, Pindaya Township, Burma
Political partyUnion Solidarity and Development Party
SpousePhyu Phyu Nyunt
ChildrenSu Myat Phyu, Aye Myat Phyu, Htet Myat Aung
EducationBachelor of Science
Alma materDefense Services Academy
CabinetShan State Government
Military service
Branch/serviceMyanmar Army
RankLieutenant-Colonel

Aung Myat was born on 14 April 1963 to parents Nyunt Aung and Khin Kyi, in Pwela, Pindaya Township, Burma.[1] He is a retired Lieutenant-Colonel in the Myanmar Army, having graduated from the Defense Services Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree.[1] Aung Myat is married to Phyu Phyu Nyunt and has 2 daughters and 1 son; Su Myat Phyu, Aye Myat Phyu, and Htet Myat Aung.[1]

A member of the Union Solidarity and Development Party, he was elected to represent Pindaya Township Constituency No. 1 as a Shan State Hluttaw representative in the 2010 Burmese general election.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Bio-data, Sao Aung Myat, Shan State Chief Minister". Shan Herald Agency for News. 2 May 2011. Archived from the original on 21 July 2015. Retrieved 18 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Shan State MPs". Alternative Asean Network on Burma. Archived from the original on 22 July 2015. Retrieved 9 July 2015.