National security chief appointedSubmitted by Eleven on Thu, 01/12/2017 - 16:55
President Htin Kyaw has appointed retired diplomat Thaung Tun as national security adviser, according to his office.
The role involves advising the president and government on domestic and foreign strategic threats. The adviser shall have the same rank of a minister. The government office shall arrange the rights and entitlements of the role, the statement said.
Zaw Htay, deputy director general of the President's Office, said he had not been given official permission to t
Ye Myo Hein, executive director from the Tagaung
“The National Defence and Security Council has said it will meet to discuss d
Khun Myint Tun, chair of the Pa-O National Liberation Organisation, said: “Security is such a broad term with the country facing numerous challenges, in many different aspects of security."