Zeya Aung

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Zeya Aung (Burmese: ဇေယျာအောင်; also spelt Zeyar Aung) is the incumbent Minister of Construction. He was appointed by President Thein Sein in August 2013, following the transfer of his predecessor, Than Htay, by presidential order, on 25 July 2013.[1] He previously served as Minister of Rail Transportation from September 2012 to July 2013.[2] A military officer, Zeya Aung was Tatmadaw Northern Command Commander from August 2010 to September 2012, as well as a former Commander of the Light Infantry Division (LID) 88.[2] Zeya Aung is the brother-in-law of Ye Htut.[3]

Zeya Aung
Minister of Energy
In office
July 2013 – 30 March 2016
Preceded byThan Htay
Succeeded byAung San Suu Kyi
Minister for Communications and Information Technology
In office
14 August 2015 – 30 March 2016
Preceded byMyat Hein
Succeeded byThant Zin Maung
Minister of Rail Transportation
In office
September 2012 – July 2013
Preceded byAung Min
Succeeded byThan Htay
Personal details


  1. ^ "Transparency concerns led to energy minister swap". Myanmar Times. 4 August 2013. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Cabinet". Alternative Asean Network on Burma. 25 November 2014. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  3. ^ Man Thu Shein; Zaw, Min Thiha (7 July 2014). "Investment body scrapped in surprise move by president". Weekly Eleven. The Nation. Retrieved 23 July 2015.