|Commander-in-Chief of the Air Forces of Myanmar|
2003 – 13 February 2013
|Minister for Communications and Information Technology|
13 February 2013 – 12 August 2015
|Preceded by||Thein Tun (as Minister for Communications, Posts and Telegraphs)|
|Succeeded by||Zeya Aung|
|Vice-Chairman of the Union Solidarity and Development Party|
|Assumed office |
23 August 2016
|Preceded by||Shwe Mann|
|Born||27 April 1955 (age 63)|
Pegu Division, Burma
|Political party||Union Solidarity and Development Party|
|Spouse(s)||Htwe Htwe Nyunt|
|Alma mater||Defence Services Academy|
|Service/branch||Myanmar Air Force|
|Years of service||1975 - 2013|
General Myat Hein (Burmese: မြတ်ဟိန်း) was a Burmese politician, previously served as Minister for Communications and Information Technology from 2013 to 2015 and commander-in-chief of the Myanmar Air Force. He currently serving as vice-chairman of the Union Solidarity and Development Party.
During 2001, Myat Hein held the rank of colonel and served in the post of Chief of Staff (Air). The following year, Myat Hein remained as Chief of Staff (Air), and was promoted to brigadier general. By 2003 he had been appointed Commander-in-Chief (Air) and held the rank of major general. During his time as the Air Force commander, Myat Hein has maintained close links with China and India.
On 13 February 2013, he was retired from military and became Minister of Communications and Information Technology.The European Union has ordered that Myat Hein's funds be frozen inside its jurisdiction.
On 23 August 2016, he was elected Vice-Chairman of the Union Solidarity and Development Party, preceded by three deputy-chairman Shwe Mann, Htay Oo and Aye Myint, replacing former president Thein Sein.
Myat Hain is married to Htwe Htwe Nyunt.
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| Commander-in-Chief (Air) of the Myanmar Air Force
c. 2003 - 2013
Khin Aung Myint
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