Wunna Maung Lwin
Wunna Maung Lwin
|19th Minister of Foreign Affairs|
30 March 2011
|Preceded by||Nyan Win|
|Permanent Representative to the United Nations|
2007 – 30 March 2011
|Preceded by||Kyaw Tint Swe|
|Succeeded by||Maung Wai|
|Born||30 May 1952 (age 63)
Thaton, Mon State, Burma
|Political party||USDP(2010- )|
|Spouse(s)||Lin Lin Tin|
|Alma mater||Defence Services Academy
Methodist English High School
|Service/branch||Myanmar Armed Forces|
|Years of service||1971-1998|
Wunna Maung Lwin (Burmese: ဝဏ္ဏမောင်လွင်; born 30 May 1952) is the 19th Minister of Foreign Affairs of Myanmar, in office since March 2011. He joined the Myanmar Diplomatic service in 2000, after a long career in the Myanmar Armed Forces from 1971 to 1998. Before he holds the current position , he served as Director-General of the Ministry of Border Affairs (Myanmar) from July, 1998 to September , 2000 , Myanmar Ambassador to Israel from 2000 to 2001 , France from 2001 to 2004 , Belgium and EU from 2004 to 2007 and Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva , Switzerland from 2007 to 2011 . He graduated from the 16th intake of the Defence Services Academy in 1971.
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