Aung Thein Lin
|Aung Thein Lin
|Pyithu Hluttaw MP|
30 March 2011
|Preceded by||New Office|
|Constituency||South Okkalapa Township|
|Mayor of Yangon|
27 August 2003 – 30 March 2011
|Preceded by||Ko Lay|
|Succeeded by||Hla Myint|
|Deputy minister of Ministry of Industry 2|
|Born||1952 (age 62–63)
|Spouse(s)||Khin San Nwe|
|Alma mater||Defence Services Academy|
|Years of service||197?–2010|
|Commands||Light Infantry Division 101|
Aung Thein Lin (Burmese: အောင်သိန်းလင်း [àʊɴ θéɪɴ lɪ́ɴ]; also spelled Aung Thein Linn) is a Burmese politician, and a member of parliament at the Pyithu Hluttaw from the South Okkalapa constituency. The former brigadier general in the Myanmar Army was mayor of Yangon from 2003 to 2011. He was a major in the military in 1988 and later became the commander of Light Infantry Division 101 and then deputy minister of Industry-2 as well as an executive of the junta’s mass organization, the Union Solidarity and Development Association (USDA), which was transformed into the Union Solidarity and Development Party in April 2010.
- Soe Win Than (2010-11-04). "Burma elections: Key race in Rangoon". BBC.
- Khin Oo Tha (2011-02-26). "Future Not Bright for Aung Thein Lin". The Irrawaddy.
- "Retired ambassador Hla Myint likely to replace Rangoon Mayor". Mizzima News. 2011-03-09.
- Wai Moe (2010-10-14). "The General Versus The Teenage Prisoner". The Irrawaddy.