Speaker of the Assembly of the Union of Myanmar

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Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw
ပြည်ထောင်စုလွှတ်တော် နာယက
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Incumbent
T Khun Myat[1]

since 1 August 2018
StyleH.E.
Member ofPyidaungsu Hluttaw
NominatorPyidaungsu Hluttaw
AppointerPyidaungsu Hluttaw
Term length30 months
Constituting instrumentConstitution of Myanmar
Formation2011
First holderKhin Aung Myint
DeputyTun Tun Hein
Deputy Speaker

The Speaker of the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Burmese: ပြည်ထောင်စုလွှတ်တော် နာယက) is the presiding officer of the Assembly of the Union, the joint assembly of the bicameral legislature of Myanmar.

Election[edit]

After the completion of an election cycle, the Pyithu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw will convene their first sessions, during which the speakers and deputy speakers of both Houses will be elected among the representatives of the respective assemblies.

Upon the election of the speakers and deputy speakers of the two Houses, under the Constitution of Myanmar, the speaker and deputy speaker of the Amyotha Hluttaw will automatically fill in the role of the speaker and deputy speaker of the Union Assembly for a term of no more than 30 months, or half the parliamentary term, following which the speaker and deputy speaker of the Pyithu Hluttaw will continue as speaker and deputy speaker of the Union Assembly for the remainder of the parliamentary term.[2]

List of Speakers of the Assembly of the Union[edit]

Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term of Office Political Party Assembly Chamber
Took Office Left Office Days
1 Khin Aung Myint Seenate of Poland 2015.JPG Khin Aung Myint
(b. 1945)
31 January 2011 1 July 2013 882 USDP 1st Amyotha Hluttaw
2 Shwe Mann.jpg Shwe Mann
(b. 1947)
1 July 2013 29 January 2016 973 USDP Pyithu Hluttaw
3 Noimage.png Mahn Win Khaing Than
(b. 1952)
8 February 2016 1 August 2018 905 NLD 2nd Amyotha Hluttaw
4 Noimage.png T Khun Myat
(b. 1950)
1 August 2018 Incumbent 347 Independent Pyithu Hluttaw

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nyein Zaw Lin (2 August 2018). "New parliament speaker assumes post".
  2. ^ (PDF) http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs5/Myanmar_Constitution-2008-en.pdf. Missing or empty |title= (help)