Chief Ministers of the States and Regions of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar
တိုင်းဒေသကြီးနှင့်ပြည်နယ် ဝန်ကြီးချုပ်များ
State seal of Myanmar.svg
Flag of Myanmar.svg
StyleH.E.
TypeHeads of the sub-governments
Member ofState and Region Hluttaws
Reports toPresident of Myanmar
NominatorPresident of Myanmar
AppointerPresident of Myanmar
Term length5 years
Constituting instrumentConstitution of Myanmar
Formation30 March 2011 (2011-03-30)

The Region Chief Minister (Burmese: တိုင်းဒေသကြီးဝန်ကြီးချုပ်) or State Chief Minister (Burmese: ပြည်နယ်ဝန်ကြီးချုပ်) serves as the chief executive of each of the respective regional or state governments of Myanmar.[1] According to the Constitution of Myanmar, the Chief Minister is responsible for forming the state and regional governments, and for signing and promulgating bills approved by the State and Region Hluttaws.[1]

Qualifications

Chief Ministers must be at least 35 years old and meet the qualifications of Pyithu Hluttaw representatives. They are appointed by the President of Myanmar.[1] Chief Ministers must be selected from representatives of the respective regional or state assemblies as prescribed in the constitution, although a notable exception to this ruling was the appointment of General Maung Maung Ohn as the Chief Minister of Rakhine State in June 2014.[2]

Government office

The Region or State Administration Department functions as the Region or State government. The Region or State Department of General Administration is also the office of the Region or State Mission.[3]

Current Chief Ministers

Division Name Start Date Political Party
Ayeyarwady Region Hla Moe Aung 18 January 2018 NLD
Bago Region Win Thein 30 March 2016
Magway Region Aung Moe Nyo 30 March 2016
Mandalay Region Zaw Myint Maung 30 March 2016
Sagaing Region Myint Naing 30 March 2016
Taninthayi Region Myint Maung 26 March 2019
Yangon Region Phyo Min Thein 30 March 2016
Chin State Salai Lian Luai 30 March 2016
Kachin State Khet Aung 30 March 2016
Kayah State Boss Ko (acting) 3 September 2020
Kayin State Nang Khin Htwe Myint 30 March 2016
Mon State Aye Zan 1 March 2017
Rakhine State Nyi Pu 30 March 2016
Shan State Linn Htut 30 March 2016

List of Chief Ministers

Ayeyarwady Region

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Picture Took office Left office Time in office Political Party Appointer
1 Thein Aung 30 March 2011 30 March 2016 5 years, 0 days Union Solidarity and Development Party Thein Sein
2 Mahn Johnny
(1942–)
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30 March 2016 9 January 2018 1 year, 285 days National League for Democracy Htin Kyaw
3 Hla Moe Aung
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18 January 2018 Incumbent 4 years, 300 days National League for Democracy Htin Kyaw

Bago Region

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Picture Took office Left office Time in office Political Party Appointer
1 Nyan Win
(1953–)
Nyan Win.jpg
30 March 2011 30 March 2016 5 years, 0 days Union Solidarity and Development Party Thein Sein
2 Win Thein
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30 March 2016 Incumbent 6 years, 229 days National League for Democracy Htin Kyaw

Magway Region

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Picture Took office Left office Time in office Political Party Appointer
1 Phone Maw Shwe 30 March 2011 30 March 2016 5 years, 0 days Union Solidarity and Development Party Thein Sein
2 Aung Moe Nyo
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30 March 2016 Incumbent 6 years, 229 days National League for Democracy Htin Kyaw

Mandalay Region

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Picture Took office Left office Time in office Political Party Appointer
1 Ye Myint 30 March 2011 30 March 2016 5 years, 0 days Union Solidarity and Development Party Thein Sein
2 Zaw Myint Maung
(1951–)
CM Zaw Myint Maung.jpg
30 March 2016 Incumbent 6 years, 229 days National League for Democracy Htin Kyaw

Sagaing Region

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Picture Took office Left office Time in office Political Party Appointer
1 Tha Aye
(1945–)
30 March 2011 30 March 2016 5 years, 0 days Union Solidarity and Development Party Thein Sein
2 Myint Naing
(1951–)
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30 March 2016 Incumbent 6 years, 229 days National League for Democracy Htin Kyaw

Tanintharyi Region

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Picture Took office Left office Time in office Political Party Appointer
1 Khin Zaw 30 March 2011 6 January 2012 282 days Union Solidarity and Development Party Thein Sein
2 Myat Ko 27 January 2012 30 March 2016 4 years, 63 days Union Solidarity and Development Party Thein Sein
3 Lae Lae Maw
Lae Lae Maw.jpg
30 March 2016 11 March 2019 2 years, 346 days National League for Democracy Htin Kyaw
Kyaw Zaya (Acting) 10 March 2019 11 March 2019 1 day Military according to constitution
4 Myint Maung 11 March 2019 (acting)
26 March 2019
Incumbent 3 years, 248 days National League for Democracy Win Myint

Yangon Region

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Picture Took office Left office Time in office Political Party Appointer
1 Myint Swe
(1951–)
Myint Swe on 30 March 2016.jpg
30 March 2011 30 March 2016 5 years, 0 days Union Solidarity and Development Party Thein Sein
2 Phyo Min Thein
(1969–)
Phyo Min Thein.jpg
30 March 2016 Incumbent 6 years, 229 days National League for Democracy Htin Kyaw

Chin State

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Picture Took office Left office Time in office Political Party Appointer
1 Hong Ngai 30 March 2011 30 March 2016 5 years, 0 days Union Solidarity and Development Party Thein Sein
2 Salai Lian Luai
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30 March 2016 Incumbent 6 years, 229 days National League for Democracy Htin Kyaw

Kachin State

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Picture Took office Left office Time in office Political Party Appointer
1 La John Ngan Hsai 30 March 2011 30 March 2016 5 years, 0 days Union Solidarity and Development Party Thein Sein
2 Khet Aung
(1946–)
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30 March 2016 Incumbent 6 years, 229 days National League for Democracy Htin Kyaw

Kayah State

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Picture Took office Left office Time in office Political Party Appointer
1 Khin Maung Oo 30 March 2011 30 March 2016 5 years, 0 days Union Solidarity and Development Party Thein Sein
2 L Phaung Sho
(1979–)
L Phaung Sho at School Health Week Event (2018).jpg
30 March 2016 3 September 2020 6 years, 229 days National League for Democracy Htin Kyaw
Boss Ko
(acting)
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3 September 2020 Incumbent 2 years, 72 days National League for Democracy Win Myint

Kayin State

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Picture Took office Left office Time in office Political Party Appointer
1 Zaw Min 30 March 2011 30 March 2016 5 years, 0 days Union Solidarity and Development Party Thein Sein
2 Nang Khin Htwe Myint
Nang Khin Htwe Myint.jpg
30 March 2016 Incumbent 6 years, 229 days National League for Democracy Htin Kyaw

Mon State

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Picture Took office Left office Time in office Political Party Appointer
1 Ohn Myint 30 March 2011 30 March 2016 5 years, 0 days Union Solidarity and Development Party Thein Sein
2 Min Min Oo
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30 March 2016 23 February 2017 330 days National League for Democracy Htin Kyaw
3 Aye Zan
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1 March 2017 Incumbent 5 years, 258 days National League for Democracy Htin Kyaw

Rakhine State

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Picture Took office Left office Time in office Political Party Appointer
1 Hla Maung Tin 30 March 2011 20 June 2014 3 years, 82 days Union Solidarity and Development Party Thein Sein
2 Maung Maung Ohn
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25 June 2014 30 March 2016 1 year, 279 days Military Thein Sein
3 Nyi Pu
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30 March 2016 Incumbent 6 years, 229 days National League for Democracy Htin Kyaw

Shan State

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Picture Took office Left office Time in office Political Party Appointer
1 Aung Myat 30 March 2011 30 March 2016 5 years, 0 days Union Solidarity and Development Party Thein Sein
2 Linn Htut
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30 March 2016 Incumbent 6 years, 229 days National League for Democracy Htin Kyaw

References

  1. ^ a b c "Constitution of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar" (PDF). Ministry of Information. 2008. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  2. ^ "General Appointed Rakhine Chief Minister, Govt Tells Local MPs". The Irrawaddy. 2014-06-25. Retrieved 2017-12-27.
  3. ^ "State and Region Chief Ministers".