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                         INFORMATION SHEET
No.A-0213(I)		 		 Date.17-11-97
(1)			                       Union of Myanmar 
                          State Peace and Development Council
                                  (Notification No 2/97)
                        2nd Waning of Tazaungmon, 1359 ME
                                    (16th November 1997)

Appointment of Deputy Ministers
		The State Peace and Development Council has appointed the 
following persons Deputy Ministers of the Ministers shown as under:-
1.	Brig-Gen Khin Maung			Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation
2.	U Ohn Myint				Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation
3.	Brig-Gen Thein Tun			Ministry of Industry-1
4.	Col Than Zin				Ministry of Industry-1
5.	U Thein Tun				Ministry of Industry-2
6.	U Nyunt Swe				Ministry of Foreign Affairs
7.	Thura U Thaung Lwin			Ministry of Rail Transportation
8.	Brig-Gen Zaw Tun			Ministry of National Planning and 
							Economic Development
9.	Brig-Gen Kyaw Myint			Ministry of Transport
10.	U Maung Aung				Ministry of Immigration and Population
11.	U Tin Tun					Ministry of Energy
12.	Dr Than Nyunt				Ministry of Education
13.	Brig-Gen Soe Win Maung		Ministry of Education
14.	Dr Mya Oo				Ministry of Health
15.	Brig-Gen Myo Tint			Ministry of Commerce
16.	Col Kyaw Shwe				Ministry of Commerce
17.	Brig-Gen Than Tun			Ministry of Finance and Revenue
18.	U Kyaw Aye				Ministry of Labour
19.	Brig-Gen Thura Aye Myint		Ministry of Construction
20.	U Soe Nyunt				Ministry of Culture
21.	U Thein Sein				Ministry of Information
22.	Brig-Gen Aung Thein			Ministry of Information
23.	U Kyaw Tin				 Ministry for Progress of Border 
Areas and National Races and 
Development Affairs
24.	U Aung Thein				Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries
25.	Brig-Gen Maung Maung		 Ministry of Electric Power
26.	U Aung Khin				Ministry of Religious Affairs
27.	Brig-Gen Soe Myint			Ministry of Forestry
28.	Col Thaik Tun				Ministry of Forestry
29.	Brig-Gen Thura Myint Maung	 Ministry of Home Affairs
30.	Brig-Gen Aye Myint Kyu		Ministry of Hotels and Tourism
31.	U Hlaing Win				Ministry of Mines
32.	U Myint Thein				Ministry of Mines
33.	Brig-Gen Maung Kyi			Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and
								 By order
								Signed-Khin Nyunt
						State Peace and Development Council
(2)		Deputy Prime Minister, Ministers Lay Cornerstone for 
		Construction of Yadana Gas Planning Office, Training School
		A foundation laying ceremony for the construction of Myanma Offshore Yadana
Gas Planning Office and Training School of Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise of
the Ministry of Energy was held at the construction site near the Buddha's
Tooth Relic Pagoda on Mayangon Township on 16 November. Vice-Admiral Maung
Maung Khin, ministers and Mr H Madeo laid the cornerstones.
(3)		Chinese Medical Delegation Arrives
		A medical delegation led by Maj-Gen Li Chaolin of the People's Liberation
Army of the People's Republic of China Arrived Yangon by air on 16 November.
(4)		Youth Delegation Leaves for Malaysia
		A Youth Delegation led by Minister at the Office of the Prime Minister U
Than Shwe left Malaysia by air on 16 November to attend ASEAN Ministerial
Meeting on Youth II to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 17 to 18
November, at the invitation of the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Malaysia.
(5)		Tourists from America Visit Bagan-NyaungU
		Under the co-sponsorship of Myanma Tourism Services of the Ministry of
Hotels and Tourism and Myanmar Voyages International Tourism Co Ltd and under
the arrangement of WPO Around the World of the United States, 95 tourists
arrived Yangon by chartered flight on 15 November. The same day, the tourists
visited Bagan-NyaungU and observed ancient cultural heritage. After visiting
the Shwedagon Pagoda the tourists left Yangon by air on 16 November.
(6)		Seizure of Opium in Namhkan Township
		Members of Defence Services Intelligence and Anti-Drug Squad stopped and
searched a light passenger bus on Namhkan-Muse Road in Namhkan Township on 31
October. They seized two packets of opium weighing 0.8 kilo from two suspects
on board the bus.
		Secretary-1 of the State Peace and Development Council Lt-Gen Khin Nyunt
received Secretary-General of the Association of South-east Asian Nations
Dato Ajit Singh at Dagon Yeiktha of the Ministry of Defence.