Friday, February 18, 2011

Rangoon Regional Assembly elects advocate-general, auditor general

Friday, 18 February 2011 21:56 Mizzima News

New Delhi (Mizzima) – After nominations were made by Rangoon Regional Assembly Chief Minister Myint Swe, Kyaw Moe Naing was approved as advocate-general and Myint Aung was approved as auditor general, in unanimous votes.

The new Burmese Parliament building in Naypyidaw.
Photo : MRTV
Kyaw Moe Naing is from Thingangyun Township, and Myint Aung is from Insein Township.

The Constitution stipulates that the chief minister of a region or state may nominate an advocate-general and auditor general from either legislators or private citizens with the approval of the local legislature.

Similarly, on Monday, Myint Swe nominated an 11-member cabinet and nine ministries to form the Rangoon Region government.

Nominated as ministers were Colonel Tin Win; retired ambassador Hla Myint; retired Colonel Nyan Tun Oo (brother-in-law of People’s Parliament Deputy Speaker Nanda Kyaw Swa); Soe Min, Kyaw Soe, Than Myint, Aung Khin, San San Nwe and Dr. Myint Thein.

The  ministries are:

1. Security and Border Affairs
2. City Development Ministry
3. Education/Health/Foreign Affairs/Immigration
4. Agriculture/Commerce/ Labour
5. Electricity/Energy/Construction/Industry Ministry
6. Finance and Revenue/Forestry/Livestock and Fishery
7. Culture/Religion Ministry
8. Transport/Communication/Post and Telegraph Ministry
9. Social Welfare/Hotel and Tourism

Legislator and Karen People’s Party chairman Saw Tun Aung Myint, and  Rakhine legislator Zaw Aye Maung were nominated as ethnic affairs ministers in the Rangoon Regional government.

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