Ko Ko Hlaing
ကိုကိုလှိုင်
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Minister of International Cooperation
Assumed office
1 February 2021
PresidentMyint Swe (Acting)
LeaderMin Aung Hlaing
Preceded byKyaw Tin
Chief Political Advisor of the President's Office of Myanmar
In office
19 April 2011 – 31 March 2016
Serving with Ye Tint and Nay Zin Latt
Preceded byOffice established
Vice President of the Myanmar Writers and Journalists Association
Personal details
Born24 October 1956 (1956-10-24) (age 65)
Myinmu, Sagaing Region, Burma
NationalityBurmese
Alma materDefence Services Academy
OccupationResearcher and writer
Military service
AllegianceMyanmar
Branch/serviceMyanmar Army
RankColonel

Ko Ko Hlaing (Burmese: ကိုကိုလှိုင်, born 24 October 1956[1] in Myinmu[2][3]) is a Burmese military researcher and writer, served under Thein Sein as the chief political advisor to the President's Office of Myanmar, after being appointed on 19 April 2011.[4]

In 1976, he graduated from the Defence Services Academy.[3] The following year, he joined the Myanmar Army, as a gazetted officer.[3][5] From 1991 to 2004, he served as the War Office's First Class Chief Researcher.[3] In 2004, he was promoted to the rank of Advisor of the Ministry of Information's Press Scrutiny and Registration Division, the country's chief censorship agency.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Burma-related Designations; Counter Terrorism Designations". U.S. Department of the Treasury. Retrieved 2022-07-27.
  2. ^ "သမ္မတ အကြံပေးအဖွဲ့ ပညာရှင်နှင့် လူပုဂ္ဂိုလ် ကိုးဦးဖြင့် ဖွဲ့စည်း". The Voice Weekly (in Burmese). 26 April 2011. Retrieved 5 October 2012.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ a b c d e "ကိုကိုလှိုင် ကိုယ်ရေးအကျဥ်း". Free Burma (in Burmese). Archived from the original on 18 February 2013. Retrieved 28 September 2012.
  4. ^ "Advisory Board". Alternative Asean Network on Burma. 27 August 2012. Retrieved 28 September 2012.
  5. ^ Allchin, Joseph (28 April 2011). "Presidential 'advisors' raise eyebrows". Democratic Voice of Burma. Retrieved 28 September 2012.