BEIJING, April 8 (Xinhua) -- President of Myanmar U Htin Kyaw is in China for a state visit at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping. The visit, which started on Thursday, will last until Tuesday.
U Htin Kyaw, 71, was born in Yangon, Myanmar. He holds master degrees of economics and computer science.
Starting from 1975, U Htin Kyaw had served in the Ministry of Industry No.2 and the Ministry of Planning and Finance. He has been working for Myanmar's National League for Democracy since 1992.
He became a senior executive for the Daw Khin Kyi Foundation of the National League for Democracy in 2012.
He was sworn in as President of Myanmar on March 30, 2016.