National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma

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National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma
ပြည်ထောင်စု မြန်မာနိုင်ငံ အမျိုးသား ညွန့်ပေါင်းအစိုးရ
Government in exile

Flag Coat of arms
Kaba Ma Kyei
Capital Yangon
Capital-in-exile Rockville, Maryland, United States
Languages Burmese
Government Coalition government
Prime Minister
 -  1990–2012 Sein Win
 -  Established December 18, 1990
 -  Disestablished September 14, 2012
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The National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma (NCGUB; Burmese: ပြည်ထောင်စု မြန်မာနိုင်ငံ အမျိုးသား ညွန့်ပေါင်းအစိုးရ [pjìdàʊɴzṵ mjəmà nàɪɴŋàɴ əmjóðá ɲʊ̰ɴbáʊɴ əsója̰]) was an administration claimed to be the government in exile of Burma. It has its headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, United States. On 18 December 1990, the National League for Democracy (NLD) and the other opposition parties of Burma elected Sein Win, a first cousin of Aung San Suu Kyi, as the NCGUB's prime minister. On September 14, 2012, NCGUB was officially dissolved to aid reform process in Burma.[1] [2]


The Democratic Government of Burma was formed in Bommersvik, Sweden at the special convention held there from 16–23 July 1995. In a press release, embargoed until 27 July 1995, the Elected Representatives of Burma issued the following communiqué:[3]

Government structure[edit]


Office held Cabinet member name Party
Prime Minister PND
Foreign Affairs Dr. Sein Win PND
Finance U Bo Hla Tint NLD
Prime Minister's Office Teddy Buri NLD
Information U Maung Maung Aye NLD
Federal Affairs Khun Marko Ban DOKNU
Justice U Thein Oo NLD
Health & Education Dr. Sann Aung Ind.
Prime Minister's Office Dr. Tint Swe NLD
Social Welfare & Development Dr. Zahleithang CNLD
Labor Minister U Thar Noe ALD

Party name abbreviations[edit]

Party name abbreviation Name in full
PND Party for National Democracy
NLD National League for Democracy
CNLD Chin National League for Democracy
DOKNU Democratic Organization for Kayan National Unity
ALD Arakan League for Democracy
Ind. Independent

State representation[edit]

Electoral constituencies[edit]

Elected representative State Elected
Teddy Buri Karenni State
Khun Marko Ban Shan State
Dr. Zahleithang Chin State
Tha Noe Arakan State

Politics and actions[edit]

The Bommersvik Declarations[edit]

Subsequent to the 1995 convention the Elected Representatives of the Union of Burma returned to Bommersvik in 2002. The following two landmark declarations were the product of their deliberations.[4][5][6]

Bommersvik Declaration I[edit]

In 1995, during the first convention that lasted from 16–23 July, the Representatives issued the Bommersvik Declaration I with the following preamble:[3]

Bommersvik Declaration II[edit]

In 2002, during the second convention that lasted from 25 February to 1 March, the Representatives issued the Bommersvik Declaration II with the following introductory passage:[7][8]

NCGUB's Future Constitution for the Union of Burma[edit]

The NCGUB Proposed First Draft Constitution was published by the National Council of the Union of Burma (NCUB) in December 1997 with the following preamble:[9][10]


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