U T Khun Myat, who replaced U Win Myint when the latter was appointed president of the country in March 2018, was elected to the Pyithu Hluttaw for Kutkai township in Shan State as a USDP candidate in 2015, but was later sacked by the party. Parliament Chairman T Khun Myat leaves after a regular session of the Union Parliament in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. T Khun Myat served as chairman of the important parliamentary bill drafting committee during the USDP government from 2011 to 2016, when the Hluttaw speaker was Thura U Shwe Mann, an ally, who is also a close confidante of State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. The Kachin State government says it can’t build a laboratory to test for the novel coronavirus because there’s a dearth of medical personnel with the expertise to operate a lab of this kind.

However, the votes against him were 124. 11, 2020, in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. An ethnic Kachin, U T Khun Myat once led a pro-Tatmadaw militia in Kutkai, served as director general of the Attorney General’s Office, and was a member of the commission that drafted the 2008 Constitution.

An ethnic Kachin, U T Khun Myat once led a pro-Tatmadaw militia in Kutkai, served as director general of the Attorney General’s Office, and was a member of the commission that drafted the Constitution. Similarly, the USDP nominated one of its lawmakers, Dr Maung Thin (Meiktila), to compete with Tun Tun Hein for the deputy speaker post. He defeated a challenge from U Thaung Aye (USDP, Pyawbwe, Mandalay Region), with 280 votes to 141. Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U T Khun Myat received Mr Nguyen Xuan Phuc, the Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, at the Hluttaw Building in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday afternoon. T Khun Myat, who is ethnically Kachin but from Shan state, and also goes by the name Jefferey, was elected from deputy speaker to speaker of the lower house when his predecessor Win Myint became President in March 2018. A total of 243 members of the Lower House (62 percent of those in attendance) voted down the proposal by the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) and military appointees to remove Union Parliament Speaker U T Khun Myat. U T Khun Myat arrives at the Lower House in March 2018 before being elected speaker of the house. Military-appointed MPs and the USDP make up the NLD’s largest opposition in parliament. After the voting, U T Khun Myat was elected as speaker with 280 votes, the maximum among the candidates. T Khun Myat, former deputy speaker of House of Representatives, contested the 2010 and 2015 general elections as a candidate of Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) from Kutkai constituency in Shan State but resigned from USDP last year and currently stands in parliament as an independent MP.

He was leading the militia group when he participated in the commission appointed by the junta to draft the 2008 Constitution. Sai Tun Sein, a USDP MP and signatory to the motion, accused T Khun Myat of permitting multiple constitutional violations as speaker. A lawyer by training, he led the national convention that drafted the military’s constitution in 2008. Breaking: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U T Khun Myat a rian dinhter ding mee thlatu an sung ===== Ramkomh Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U T Khun Myat cu Ralkap le USDP Palai hna nih a rian in i dinh seh, tiah Palai 114 nih min an rak thut i June 1 ah a rian dinhter ding in lungtlinnak mee thlatu 132 in an sung. T Khun Myat’s 2018 bid for speakership was backed by the NLD government. Military-appointed MPs and the USDP make up the NLD’s largest opposition in parliament. Mee thla khotu hi an dihlak ah Palai 395 an si. The proposal failed through voting after it had been discussed by 24 MPs at the session of Lower House held in Nay Pyi Taw on June 1. Sai Tun Sein, a USDP MP and signatory to the motion, accused T Khun Myat of permitting multiple constitutional violations as speaker.