Myanmar Amyotha Hluttaw (House of Nationalities)
Parliament name (generic / translated) Pyidaungsu Hluttaw / Assembly of the Union
Structure of parliament Bicameral
Chamber name (generic / translated) Amyotha Hluttaw / House of Nationalities
Related chamber (for bicameral parliaments) Pyithu Hluttaw / House of Representatives
Affiliation to the IPU Yes
Affiliation date(s) 1948 - 1963 (Burma) 
2012 -
LEADERSHIP
President Khin Aung Myint (M) 
Notes Elected on 31 Jan. 2011.
Secretary General Kyaw Soe (Parliament) (M) 
Kyi Min (House of Nationalities) (M) 
Notes Mr. Kyaw Soe: Director General of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw 
Mr. Kyi Min: Director General of Amyotha Hluttaw
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 224 / 224
Women (current number) 4 (1.79%)
Mode of designation directly elected 168 
appointed 56
Notes Directly elected members: 12 representatives from each region or territory and one representative from each self-administered division/zone. 
Appointed members: 56 members who are Defence Services personnel are nominated by the Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Services; four representatives from each region or territory.
Term 5 years
Last renewal dates 7 November 2010
ELECTORAL SYSTEM
Parliament name (generic / translated) Pyidaungsu Hluttaw / Assembly of the Union
Structure of parliament Bicameral
Chamber name (generic / translated) Amyotha Hluttaw / House of Nationalities
Related chamber (for bicameral parliaments) Pyithu Hluttaw / House of Representatives
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