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Sai Mauk Kham

In this Burmese name, Sai is an honorific.
Sai
Mauk Kham
စိုင်းမောက်ခမ်း
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Vice President of Myanmar
Incumbent
Assumed office
30 March 2011
Serving with Nyan Tun (2012-)
Tin Aung Myint Oo (2011-2012)
President Thein Sein
Preceded by Maung Aye (Vice Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council)
Personal details
Born 1950 (age 63–64)[1]
Muse, Shan State, Burma[1]
Nationality Myanmar
Political party USDP
Spouse(s) Nang Shwe Hmone
Residence Lashio
Alma mater Institute of Medicine, Mandalay
Occupation Physician
Religion Theravada Buddhism

Dr Sai Mauk Kham (Burmese: စိုင်းမောက်ခမ်း [sáɪɴ maʊʔ kʰáɴ]; born 1950 in Muse, Myanmar) is an ethnic Shan politician and current Vice President of Myanmar. He was elected as Second Vice President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar on 4 February 2011, after defeating Aye Maung of the Rakhine Nationalities Development Party, by receiving 84% of the votes (140 of 167 votes) in the Amyotha Hluttaw.[2][3] He is a physician by profession, graduating from the Institute of Medicine, Mandalay (now the University of Medicine, Mandalay) in 1974. He also used to be the chairman of the Shan Literature and Culture Association.[1] He runs a private clinic and manages a private hospital in Lashio Township.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Sai Zom Hseng (February 7, 2011). "Shan VP is Window Dressing, Say Observers". The Irrawaddy. Chiang Mai, Thailand: Irrawaddy Publishing Group. Retrieved July 10, 2011. 
  2. ^ Liu (February 4, 2011). "PM U Thein Sein wins presidency of Myanmar". Xinhua Online. Beijing, China: Xinhua News Agency. Retrieved July 10, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Thein Sein and Sai Mauk Kham elected as vice presidents". Chiang Mai, Thailand: Mizzima News. February 3, 2011. Retrieved July 10, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Vice-Presidents". Alternative Asean Network on Burma. Retrieved 19 August 2011.