Tin Hla

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Tin Hla
Deputy Prime Minister of Myanmar
In office
14 November 1998 November 2001

Tin Hla was born at Tha Htone, a town in Mon State, Lower Burma, in 1939. He is married to Daw Win Kyi and had four children.

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