Soe Thein

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Soe Thein
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Minister of the President's Office of Myanmar
Assumed office
27 August 2012[1]
Serving with Thein Nyunt, Soe Maung, Aung Min, Hla Tun and Tin Naing Thein
Preceded by Position established
Minister for Industry 2 of Myanmar
In office
June 2008 – 27 August 2012
Pyithu Hluttaw MP
In office
31 January 2011 – 30 March 2011
Preceded by Constituency established
Succeeded by Tin Tin Yi (NLD)
Constituency Kyunsu Township
Majority Ran unopposed
Amyotha Hluttaw MP
Assumed office
1 February 2016
Constituency Kayah State № 9
Commander-in-Chief of the Myanmar Navy
In office
? – June 2008
Personal details
Born (1949-09-07) 7 September 1949 (age 67)
Rangoon, Burma
Nationality Burmese
Political party

Union Solidarity and Development Party (2010-2015)

Spouse(s) Khin Aye Kyin[2]
Children Yimon Aye
Aye Chan
Thida Aye
Military service
Allegiance Myanmar
Service/branch Myanmar Navy
Years of service -2010
Rank Vice-Admiral

Soe Thein (Burmese: စိုးသိန်း; born 7 September 1949 in Rangoon, Burma[2]) is the incumbent Minister of the President's Office of Myanmar (Burma) and a former Minister for Industry-2 of Myanmar (Burma).[3] He previously served as the Commander in Chief of the Myanmar Navy and is a retired Vice Admiral.[3][4] After Ministry 1 and 2 have been combined, he was served as Minister for Industry. He also served as the Chairman of Myanmar Investment Commission from 2010-2013.


  1. ^ "ပြည်ထောင်စုဝန်ကြီးများ ပြောင်းလဲတာဝန်ပေးခြင်း" (in Burmese). ပြည်ထောင်စုသမ္မတမြန်မာနိုင်ငံတော် နိုင်ငံတော်သမ္မတရုံး. 27 August 2012. Archived from the original on September 4, 2012. Retrieved 23 July 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "COUNCIL DECISION 2012/98/CFSP". Official Journal of the European Union. 18 February 2012. 
  3. ^ a b Kudo, Toshihiro (26 July 2011). "New Government in Myanmar: Profiles of Ministers". Institute of Developing Economies - Japan External Trade Organization. 
  4. ^ Kyaw, Aye Thida (26 February 2012). "Singapore hints at increased role". Myanmar Times.