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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Min Aung Hlaing

Military ruler of Myanmar since 2021


Min Aung Hlaing
Min Aung Hlaing

Min Aung Hlaing is a Burmese politician and army general who has ruled Myanmar as the chairman of the State Administration Council since seizing power in the February 2021 coup d'état. He took the nominally civilian role of Prime Minister of Myanmar in August 2021. He has also been the commander-in-chief of Defence Services since March 2011. He previously served as Joint Chief of Staff of the Ministry of Defence from 2010 to 2011 and was a member of the National Defence and Security Council (NDSC) chaired by the president of Myanmar.

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