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Pyithu Hluttaw (House of Representatives)

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PARLIAMENTARY CHAMBER

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Parliament name (generic / translated) Pyidaungsu Hluttaw / Assembly of the Union Parliamentary building
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Structure of parliament Bicameral
Chamber name (generic / translated) Pyithu Hluttaw / House of Representatives
Related chamber (for bicameral parliaments) Amyotha Hluttaw / House of Nationalities
Affiliation to the IPU Yes
Affiliation date(s) 1948 - 1963 (Burma)
2012 -
LEADERSHIP
President

Shwe Mann (M) 

Notes Elected on 31 Jan. 2011.
Secretary General Kyaw Soe (Parliament) (M) 
Tin Win Aung (House of Representatives) (M) 
Notes Mr. Kyaw Soe: Director General of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw
Mr. Tin Win Aung: Director General of Pyithu Hluttaw
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 440 / 429
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Percentage of women
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Women (current number) 24 (5.59%)
Mode of designation directly elected 330
appointed 110
Notes Appointed members: Not more than 110 members who are Defence Services personnel are nominated by the Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Services.
Term 5 years
Last renewal dates 7 November 2010
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Address House of Representatives
Yaza Htarni Road
Pyithu Hluttaw
Nay Pyi Taw
Myanmar
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Phone (95) 67 40 90 75 (Parliament Office)
67 59 12 15 (Parliament Office)
67 59 13 38 (House of Representatives)
Fax (95) 67 40 92 39 (Parliament Office)
67 69 54 6 (Parliament Office)
67 59 12 18 (Parliament Office)
67 59 10 85 (House of Representatives)
E-mail kyawsoe.pt@gmail.com
tinwinaung.pt@gmail.com
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This page was last updated on 31 January 2014
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