Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw
အမျိုးသားလွှတ်တော် ဥက္ကဌ
Incumbent
Vacant[1]
since 31 January 2021
StyleH.E.
Member ofAmyotha Hluttaw
NominatorAmyotha Hluttaw
AppointerAmyotha Hluttaw
Term length5 years
Constituting instrumentConstitution of Burma
Formation2011
First holderKhin Aung Myint
DeputyDeputy Speaker
SalaryK3.5 million / month[2]

The Speaker of the Amyotha Hluttaw (Burmese: အမျိုးသားလွှတ်တော် ဥက္ကဌ) is the presiding officer or Speaker of the Amyotha Hluttaw, the de jure upper house of the bicameral legislature of Myanmar.[3]

List of speakers of the House of Nationalities

Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term of office Political party Assembly
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Khin Aung Myint
(b. 1945)
31 January 2011 29 January 2016 4 years, 363 days Union Solidarity and Development Party 1st
2 Mahn Win Khaing Than
(b. 1953)
3 February 2016 31 January 2021 4 years, 363 days National League for Democracy 2nd

List of deputy speaker of House of Nationalities

Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term of office Political party Assembly
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Mya Nyein 31 January 2011 29 January 2016 4 years, 363 days Union Solidarity and Development Party 1st
2 Aye Thar Aung
(b. 1945)
3 February 2016 31 January 2021 4 years, 363 days Arakan National Party 2nd

References

  1. ^ "Amid Coup, Myanmar's NLD Lawmakers Form Committee to Serve as Legitimate Parliament". The Irrawaddy. 8 February 2021. Retrieved 7 April 2021.
  2. ^ "NLD cuts salaries of MPS, ministers, saves nearly K6b". 25 February 2019. Archived from the original on 30 November 2021. Retrieved 12 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Constitution of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar" (PDF). Ministry of Information. 2008. Retrieved 9 July 2015.