|Member of the Pyithu Hluttaw|
31 March 2016
|Second Vice President of Myanmar|
15 August 2012 – 30 March 2016
|Preceded by||Sai Mauk Kham|
|Succeeded by||Henry Van Thio|
12 January 1954 |
Zigon Township, Burma
|Political party||Union Solidarity and Development Party|
|Spouse(s)||Khin Aye Myint|
|Alma mater||Defence Services Academy|
Thray Sithu Nyan Tun (born 12 January 1954) is the Burmese politician and incumbent Pyithu Hluttaw MP for Zigon Township. He previously served as the Vice President of Myanmar and commander-in-chief of the Myanmar Navy with the rank of admiral. He was elected on 15 August 2012 to replace Tin Aung Myint Oo who had resigned for personal reasons.
He graduated from the 16th intake of the Defence Services Academy and served as commander-in-chief of the navy from June 2008. He was promoted to vice admiral in 2010 and made an admiral in 2012. He was awarded the title of Thray Sithu on 4 January 2012.
As commander-in-chief of the navy, Nyan Tun oversaw a naval standoff with Bangladesh, the mending of Burmese-Bangladesh bilateral relations, the expansion of military relations with India and the modernization of the Burmese Navy, including the acquirement of two frigates from China.
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- "Reformer, Admiral Nyan Tun, made Burmese vice-president". The Australian. 2012-08-16. Retrieved 2012-08-24.
- "Vice-Presidents". ALTSEAN-BURMA. Retrieved 2012-08-24.
Sai Mauk Kham
|Second Vice President of Myanmar
Henry Van Thio
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