Myanmar Welcomes New Union Auditor General
On April 5, 2016, Mr. Maw Than, a well-known economist (born August 28, 1939), officially assumed his role as Union Auditor General (UAG) of the Office of the Auditor General of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. He was appointed by the President in 2016 with the approval of the Parliament for a term of five years.
Mr. Maw Than has served in several high-visibility roles, including rector at the Yangon University of Economics; patron of the President’s Economics and Social Council; member of Myanmar Accountancy Council; member of Myanmar Periodical Council; member of the Tax Collection Control Board; and Director of Central Bank of Myanmar. He has earned numerous degrees and certifications internationally.
Myanmar SAI is a member of ASOSAI, ASEANSAI and INTOSAI. The UAG hopes to build a more transparent and interactive society by strengthening the cooperation and collaboration with other SAIs, both bilaterally and multilaterally. Moreover, he has emphasized his interest in several areas, including upgrading human resources capacity and practicing comprehensive quality assurance to achieve the ultimate goals of SAI Myanmar.