Wunna Maung Lwin
Wunna Maung Lwin
|Minister of Foreign Affairs|
30 March 2011 – 30 March 2016
|Preceded by||Nyan Win|
|Succeeded by||Aung San Suu Kyi|
|Permanent Representative to the United Nations|
2007 – 30 March 2011
|Succeeded by||Maung Wai|
|Born||30 May 1952 (age 66)|
Thaton, Mon State, Burma
|Political party||USDP(2010-2016 )|
|Spouse(s)||Lin Lin Tin|
|Parents||Maung Lwin (father)|
|Alma mater||Defence Services Academy|
Methodist English High School
|Branch/service||Myanmar Armed Forces|
|Years of service||1971-1998|
Wunna Maung Lwin (Burmese: ဝဏ္ဏမောင်လွင်; born 30 May 1952) was the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Myanmar from March 2011 to March 2016. 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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