|Chairman of the Union Election Commission of Myanmar|
30 March 2011 –30 March 2016
|Preceded by||Thein Soe|
|Succeeded by||Hla Thein|
|Pyithu Hluttaw MP|
31 January 2011 –16 February 2011
|Preceded by||Constituency established|
|Succeeded by||Khin Thanda|
|Born|| 20 October 1945 |
Letsaungyu village,Tada-U Township,Burma
|Political party||Union Solidarity and Development Party|
|Spouse||Kyi Kyi Ohn|
|Children||one daughter,two sons|
|Alma mater||Defence Services Academy|
|Awards||15 decorations (including Distinguished Service Medal for battles at Mengyan and Maethawaw)|
|Years of service||-April 2010|
|Commands||No. 4 Military Operations Command|
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