H.E. Thurain Thant Zin, born 1959, has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a master’s degree in defence affairs.
He served in the Myanmar Armed Forces, holding various ranks – the highest being Colonel – and has served as director general of the Protocol Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as ambassador of the Embassy of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar in Tokyo, and until now as ambassador-designate at the Embassy of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar in Belgrade. H.E. Thurain Thant Zin is a married father of one daughter and one son.