””””YANGON, Sept. 14 (Xinhuanet) -- The ruling Myanmar State Peace and Development Council
(SPDC) Friday made a reshuffle of its cabinet, appointing one new
minister and removing two, according to official newspaper The New Light of
””””In the declarations of the SPDC signed by its First Secretary
Lieutenant-General Khin Nyunt, the SPDC has appointed Deputy Minister of
Commerce Brigadier-General Kyaw Hsan as Minister of Information, while Minister
of Hotels and Tourism Major-General Saw Lwin and Minister to the Prime
Minister's Office Major-GeneralTin Ngwe have been removed from their posts.
””””Minister of Communications, Posts and Telegraphs Brigadier-General Thein
Zaw was assigned concurrently as Minister of Hotels and Tourism.
””””Minister of Information Major-General Kyi Aung was reassigned as minister
of culture, a post which was assigned concurrently by the SPDC to Minister of
Labor U Tin Win last November.
””””No reason was given for the reshuffle.
””””This is the twelfth time for the Myanmar government to reshuffle its
cabinet since Nov. 15, 1997 when the country's leading party State Law and Order
Restoration Council (SLORC) was renamed as SPDC. Enditem