Nyan Win

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Nyan Win
His Excellency
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Nyan Win at UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark in December 2009.
1st Chief Minister of Bago Region
In office
30 March 2011 – 30 March 2016
Appointed by President of Myanmar
President Thein Sein
Preceded by Office Established
Succeeded by Win Thein
Constituency Zigon Township
18th Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
18 September 2004 – 30 March 2011
Leader Than Shwe
Preceded by Win Aung
Succeeded by Wunna Maung Lwin
Deputy Chief of Armed Forces Training
Personal details
Born (1953-01-22) January 22, 1953 (age 65)
Nationality Burmese
Political party Union Solidarity and Development Party
Spouse(s) Myint Myint Soe
Children 3 sons[1]
Alma mater Defence Services Academy
National Defence College, India[1]
Military service
Service/branch Myanmar Army
Rank Major General

Nyan Win (Burmese: ဉာဏ်ဝင်း, pronounced [ɲàɴ wɪ́ɴ]; born 22 January 1953) was the Chief Minister of Bago Region from 2011 to 2016. He won a Regional Hluttaw seat in an uncontested election in 2010, representing Zigon Township,[2] and was appointed Chief Minister of the region on 30 March 2011. Prior to his election, he was the 18th Minister of Foreign Affairs of Myanmar, having been appointed on 18 September 2004. He was a Major General in the Burmese Army. He was Deputy Chief of Military Training for the Myanmar Armed Forces before he became a member of the SPDC. He also served as Commandant of CGSC (Command and General Staff College). He graduated from the 18th intake of Defence Services Academy (DSA).[3] He is married to Myint Myint Soe.


  1. ^ a b "Burma's New Foreign Minister: Not Ready For Prime Time?". American Embassy at Rangoon. 22 September 2004. Retrieved 13 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Aye Nai (21 August 2011). "Burma FM 'guaranteed election win'". Democratic Voice of Burma. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Introducing Burma's New Foreign Minister". The Irrawaddy. 20 September 2004. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 

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