Vice-President of Myanmar

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Vice-President of the
Republic of the Union of Myanmar
ပြည်ထောင်စုမြန်မာနိုင်ငံတော် ဒုတိယ သမ္မတ
State seal of Myanmar.svg
Incumbent
Myint Swe
Henry Van Thio

since 30 March 2016
Nominator Assembly of the Union
Appointer Presidential Electoral College
Term length Five years, renewable once
Constituting instrument Constitution of Burma
Inaugural holder Tin Aung Myint Oo
Sai Mauk Kham
Formation 30 March 2011
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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Myanmar

The Vice-President of Myanmar (also known as Burma) is the second highest-ranking post in the government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.[1] The office was established by the 2008 Myanmar constitution and ranks directly after the President. The office came into effect on 30 March 2011, when the new government assumed de jure power.

There are two vice-presidential posts in the government.

List of Vice-Presidents of Burma/Myanmar (2011–present)[edit]

(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

Colour key
(for political parties)
Vice-President Term of office Political party
P# T# I# Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Duration
1 1 1 Tin Aung Myint Oo.jpg Tin Aung Myint Oo
(1950–)
First Vice-President
30 March 2011 1 July 2012 1 year, 93 days Union Solidarity and Development Party
2 2 Mauk Kham.jpg Sai Mauk Kham
(1950–)
Second Vice-President
30 March 2011 1 July 2012 5 years, 0 days Union Solidarity and Development Party
(1) First Vice-President 1 July 2012 30 March 2016
(2) 3 Nyan Tun World Economic Forum 2013.jpg Nyan Tun
(1954–)
Second Vice-President
15 August 2012 30 March 2016 3 years, 228 days Union Solidarity and Development Party
2 3 4 Myint Swe
(1951–)
First Vice-President
30 March 2016 Incumbent Union Solidarity and Development Party
4 5 Henry Van Thio
(1958–)
Second Vice-President
30 March 2016 Incumbent National League for Democracy

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chapter III - The President and Vice-Presidents" (PDF). Constitution of Myanmar. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 

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