Ms. Lae Lae Thein

She was born in 1960 in Yangon. She was graduated from Institute of Economics, Yangon in 1978-79 and attained Master of Economics (M.Econ) in 1985 from the same institute.

She Joined Planning Department under the Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development (Ministry of Planning and Finance at that time) as a Deputy Planning Officer since 1985 and moved to Foreign Economic Relations Department under the same Ministry as a staff officer in1990. In 1999, She had been transferred to Planning Department as an Assistant Director.

When she was in the position of Director, she had been chosen Lee Kuan Yew scholarship and obtained Master in Public Management from National University of Singapore. She became Director General for planning
department in 2008. She had been appointed as a Deputy Minister for Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development since August, 2013 and finished her term in the end of March 2016.

She joined Asian Development Bank project namely Equipping Youth for Employment as a Deputy Team Leader / Specialists on Secondary Education Curriculum Development (Economics) from December 2018 to
August 2021.

At present, she is serving as a Member of the Executive Board of the Myanmar Institute of Strategic and International Studies.

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