Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Burma)

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs

နိုင်ငံခြားရေး ဝန်ကြီးဌာန
Ministry of Foreign Affairs seal.png
Seal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Agency overview
Jurisdiction Government of Myanmar
Headquarters Naypyidaw
19°45′12″N 96°07′09″E / 19.7534296°N 96.1192157°E / 19.7534296; 96.1192157
Minister responsible Wunna Maung Lwin
Deputy Ministers responsible Thant Kyaw
Tin Oo Lwin

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Burmese: နိုင်ငံခြားရေးဝန်ကြီးဌာန, [nàɪɴŋàɴdʑájé wʊ̀ɴdʑí tʰàna̰], 'MOFA') is a ministry in the Burmese government responsible for the country's foreign policy and relations with other nations. It also operates embassies and consulates in 29 countries.[1] It was headed by foreign affairs minister Nyan Win, who replaced Win Aung in September 2004 after a cabinet reshuffle.[2]

Departments and Heads of Departments[edit]

  • Ministry Permanent Secretary : U Aung Lynn
  • Political Department : U San Lwin
  • ASEAN Affairs Department : Vacant
  • Protocol Department : U Thurein Thant Zin
  • International Organizations and Economic Department : U Sein Oo (acting)
  • Consular and Legal Affairs Department : U Htin Lynn (acting)
  • Planning and Administrative Department : U Myint Swe
  • Strategic and Policy Studies Department : Vacant


List of ministers[edit]



External links[edit]