Hla Myint (Brigadier General)

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Hla Myint
Mayor of Yangon
Assumed office
6 April 2011[1]
Preceded by Aung Thein Lin
Myanmar Ambassador to Japan
In office
Myanmar Ambassador to Argentina and Brazil
In office
Succeeded by Htein Win
Personal details
Born 1948 or 1949
Political party USDP
Residence Yangon
Alma mater Defence Services Academy
Military service
Allegiance Burma Myanmar
Service/branch Myanmar Army
Years of service 1971–2002
Rank Brigadier General
Commands Northeastern Command

Hla Myint (Burmese: လှမြင့် [l̥a̰ mjɪ̰ɴ]) is a Burmese politician, and mayor of Yangon. He was also a former brigadier general in the Myanmar Army and a former diplomat. He studied at the Defense Services Academy from 1967 to 1971. He retired as brigadier general in 2002. After military service, he was appointed ambassador to Argentina and Brazil from 2002 to 2005, and ambassador to Japan from 2005 to 2010.[2]