State and Regional Hluttaws

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Myanmar (also known as Burma) is divided into twenty-one administrative subdivisions, which include seven states (ပြည်နယ်; pyi ne, IPA: [pjìnɛ̀]), seven regions (တိုင်းဒေသကြီး; taing detha gyi, IPA: [táiɴ dèθa̰ dʑí]), six self-administered zones and one self-administered division (Wa Self-Administered Division). The regions were called divisions prior to August 2010.[1]

Each State and Region has a State Hlutttaw or Regional Hlutttaw made up of elected civilian members and representatives of the Armed Forces. The Constitution of Myanmar grants the Myanmar Armed Forces' Commander-in-Chief the right to appoint military officials to 1/3 of parliament seats, based on the number of elected MPs. The number of seats in each State or Region Hluttaw depends on the number of townships (each township constituency has 2 MPs), as well as ethnic representatives. The largest Hluttaws are the Shan State and Yangon Region Hluttaws, with 143 and 123 seats respectively, while the smallest are the Kayah State and Kayin State Hluttaws, which have 20 and 22 respectively.

The current Hlutttaws were elected in the Myanmar general election on 8 November 2015 and were first convened on 8 February 2016.

Second State and Regional Hluttaws (2016-21)[edit]

State/Region Hluttaws MPs Military MPs Ethnic Minister Total
State Hluttaws
Chin State Hluttaw 18 6 0 24
Kachin State Hluttaw 36 13 4 53
Kayah State Hluttaw 14 5 1 20
Kayin State Hluttaw 14 6 3 23
Mon State Hluttaw 20 8 3 31
Rakhine State Hluttaw 34 12 1 47
Shan State Hluttaw 96 34 7 137
Regional Hluttaws
Ayeyarwady Region Hluttaw 52 18 2 72
Bago Region Hluttaw 56 19 1 76
Magway Region Hluttaw 50 17 1 68
Mandalay Region Hluttaw 56 19 1 76
Sagaing Region Hluttaw 74 25 2 101
Taninthayi Region Hluttaw 20 7 1 28
Yangon Region Hluttaw 90 31 2 123
850 220 29 879

Leaders[edit]

Name Party Constituency Position
Chin
Salai Leng Lwe NLD Falam 2 Chief Minister
Zo Bwe NLD Hakha 1 Speaker
Aung Than NLD Mindat 1 Deputy Speaker
Kachin
Khat Aung NLD Myitkyina 1 Chief Minister
Tun Tin NLD Bhamo 2 Speaker
Dain Khan Phone NLD Putao 2 Deputy Speaker
Kayah
L Phaung Sho NLD Mese 2 Chief Minister
Hla Htwe NLD Shadaw 2 Speaker
Tin Myint NLD Loikaw 2 Deputy Speaker
Karen
Nang Khin Htwe Myint NLD Hpa-an 1 Chief Minister
Saw Chit Khin NLD Hlaingbwe 2 Speaker
Nang Thuzar Khin NLD Kawkareik 1 Deputy Speaker
Mon
Min Min Oo NLD Bilin 2 Chief Minister
Tin Ei NLD Thanbyu Zayat 1 Speaker
Min Min Oo NLD Bilin 2 Deputy Speaker
Rakhine
Nyi Pu NLD Gwa 2 Chief Minister
San Kyaw Hla ANP Ponnagyun 1 Speaker
Pho Min ANP Rathedaung 2 Deputy Speaker
Shan
Lin Htut NLD Lashio 1 Chief Minister
Sai Loon Seng USDP Kengtung 1 Speaker
Sao Aung Myat USDP Ywangan 2 Deputy Speaker
Ayeyarwady
Mahn Johnny NLD Kyonpyaw 2 Chief Minister
Aung Kyaw Khaing NLD Ingapu 2 Speaker
San Min Aung NLD Bogalay 2 Deputy Speaker
Bago
Win Thein NLD Yedashe 2 Chief Minister
Khin Maung Yin NLD Letpadan 1 Speaker
Kyi Zin NLD Kyauktaga 2 Deputy Speaker
Magwe
Aung Moe Nyo NLD Pwintbyu 1 Chief Minister
Tar NLD Salin 1 Speaker
Zaw Myo Win NLD Myothit 2 Deputy Speaker
Mandalay
Zaw Myint Maung NLD Amarapura 1 Chief Minister
Aung Kyaw Oo NLD Patheingyi 1 Speaker
Khin Maung Htay NLD Pyinoolwin 2 Deputy Speaker
Sagaing
Myint Naing NLD Shwebo 2 Chief Minister
Than NLD Kathar 1 Speaker
Bo Than Nyunt NLD Indaw 1 Deputy Speaker
Tanintharyi
Lei Lei Maw NLD Thayetchaung 1 Chief Minister
Khin Maung Aye NLD Dawei 1 Speaker
Kyi Soe NLD Yebyu 2 Deputy Speaker
Yangon
Phyo Min Thein NLD Hlegu 2 Chief Minister
Tin Maung Tun NLD Dagon 1 Speaker
Lin Naing Myint NLD Kamayut 2 Deputy Speaker
Source: The Myanmar Times

First State and Regional Hluttaws (2011-16)[edit]

Leaders[edit]

Name Party Constituency Position
Chin
Hong Ngai USDP Mindap 2 Chief Minister
Hauk Khim Kham USDP Tunzan 2 Speaker
Ohn Lwin USDP Matupi 1 Deputy Speaker
Kachin
La John Ngan Hsai USDP Tanai 1 Chief Minister
Rawajon USDP Machanbaw 1 Speaker
Sai Myint Kyaw USDP Phakant 2 Deputy Speaker
Kayah
Khin Maung Oo USDP Bawlekhe 1 Chief Minister
Kyaw Swe USDP Loikaw 1 Speaker
Maung Maung Aye USDP Shadaw 2 Deputy Speaker
Karen
Brig. Gen. Zaw Min Military Chief Minister
Saw Aung Kyaw Min USDP Kyainseikkyi 1 Speaker
Mahn Hla Myaing USDP Kawkereik 1 Deputy Speaker
Mon
Ohn Myint USDP Mudon 1 Chief Minister
Kyin Pe USDP Chaungson 2 Speaker
Htay Lwin USDP Kyaikto 1 Deputy Speaker
Rakhine
Maung Maung Ohn Military Chief Minister
Htein Lin USDP Gwa 1 Speaker
Thar Nyunt USDP Manaung 2 Deputy Speaker
Shan
Sao Aung Myat USDP Taunggyi 1 Chief Minister
Sai Lone Sai USDP Kentung 1 Speaker
Sai Kham Hmat USDP Lashio 2 Deputy Speaker
Irrawaddy
Thein Aung USDP Ingapu 1 Chief Minister
San Tint USDP Yekyi 1 Speaker
Dr. Htein Win USDP Kyaunggon 1 Deputy Speaker
Bago
Nyan Win USDP Zigon 1 Chief Minister
Win Tin USDP Pegu 1 Speaker
Win Myint Soe USDP Gyobinkauk 2 Deputy Speaker
Magwe
Phone Maw Shwe USDP Minbu 1 Chief Minister
Ye Myint USDP Magwe 1 Speaker
Saw Win Maung USDP Taungdwingyi 2 Deputy Speaker
Mandalay
Ye Myint USDP Myingyan 2 Chief Minister
Win Maung USDP Taungtha 2 Speaker
Aung Htay Kyaw USDP Pyinoolwin (May Myo) 1 Deputy Speaker
Sagaing
Tha Aye USDP Wetlet 1 Chief Minister
Thin Hlaing USDP Kantbalu 1 Speaker
Thaung Sein USDP Pale 2 Deputy Speaker
Tanintharyi
Myat Ko USDP Dawei 2 Chief Minister
Htin Aung Kyaw USDP Pulaw 2 Speaker
Nyi Win USDP Kawthaung 1 Deputy Speaker
Yangon
Myint Swe USDP Shwepyithar 1 Chief Minister
Sein Tin Win USDP Kungyankon 2 Speaker
Tin Aung USDP Dagon myothit Deputy Speaker
Source: Mizzima

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