Burma’s Myo Yan Naung Thein discussed with British Foreign Secretary William Hague in Rangoon, Burma

Myo Yan Naung Thein is a democratic leader of Burma who is dedicating his life for democratisation of Burma. He is the founder of the National Youth Network. He is also the Director of the BAYDA Institute which is working to build Burma to be a society of conscience. Addition to mother tongue Burmese language, Myo Yan Naung Thein speaks excellent English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. He earns the Architecture Degree from Rangoon Institute of Technology (RIT). He is one of the founding leaders of the 88-Generation students group and he was a prominent leader of the 1996 Students’ demonstrations. He spent nearly a decade in the prisons. During interrogation, he was tortured very seriously. He is a peace campaigner and he has been campaigning for to end ethnic’s conflicts and he has been working for to achieve ever lasting peace in Burma. He is a strong advocate for ethnics’ rights and he believes in unity in equality and diversity. Myo Yan Naung Thein believes in change and he once said that “Everything is impermanent in the world and only thing permanent is impermanent itself”. He believes in dialogue and he devoted his life to achieve national reconciliation reality in Burma. Myo Yan Naung Thein is a keen admirer of our leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.