Myint Swe

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Myint Swe
မြင့်ဆွေ
Myint Swe on 30 March 2016.jpg
President of Myanmar
Acting
Assumed office
1 February 2021
State LeaderMin Aung Hlaing
Preceded byWin Myint
In office
21 March 2018 – 30 March 2018
State CounsellorAung San Suu Kyi
Preceded byHtin Kyaw
Succeeded byWin Myint
3rd First Vice President of Myanmar
Assumed office
30 March 2016
PresidentHtin Kyaw
Himself (Acting)
Win Myint
Preceded bySai Mauk Kham
Chief Minister of Yangon Region
In office
30 March 2011 – 30 March 2016
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byPhyo Min Thein
Personal details
Born (1951-06-24) 24 June 1951 (age 70)
Political partyUnion Solidarity and Development Party
Spouse(s)Khin Thet Htay
Children2
EducationDefence Services Academy
Military service
Allegiance Myanmar
Branch/serviceMyanmar Army
Years of service1971–2010
RankLieutenant General.gif Lieutenant General

Myint Swe (Burmese: မြင့်ဆွေ; pronounced: [mjɪ̰ɰ̃ sʰwè]; born 24 June 1951)[1] is a Burmese politician. He is the Acting President of Myanmar (Burma). He is also the 3rd First Vice President of Myanmar. He was Acting President of Myanmar after the resignation of President Htin Kyaw on 21 March 2018.

Swe was declared acting president after the coup d'état on 1 February 2021 and transferred power to Min Aung Hlaing.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Lt Gen Myint Swe(ခွေးသား)". Alternative Asean Network on Burma. Archived from the original on 2014-06-24. Retrieved 2008-07-02.
  2. Myanmar gov't declares 1-year state of emergency: President's Office