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U Khin Shwe (Burmese: ) is a member of parliament for the country's upper house, the

Amyotha Hluttaw, and is chairman of Zaykabar Construction, one of the country's largest
construction companies.[2][3] He also serves as chairman for the National Development Group of
Companies, Myanmar Tourism Board and the Myanmar Construction Entrepreneurs Association.

Shwe Mann and Khin Shwe are related by marriage: Shwe Mann's son, Toe Naing Mann, is
married to Zay Zin Latt ( ), Khin Shwe's daughter.[7][8] Khin Shwe's son Zay Thiha
( ), is married to Nanda Hlaing, a Burmese actress and model.[9][10]

Khin Shwe was born in Moulmein, Burma (now Mawlamyaing, Myanmar) to Bamar parents, U
Saw Nyunt and Daw Daung.[11] He attended a technical high school in Maymyo and worked for
the Burmese government until 1988, as a construction and survey engineer.[11] In 1988, he
established Padamya Company with Htein Win and 2 other partners.[11] In 1990, he formed his
own construction company, Zaykabar Company.[11]

Khin Shwe claims to hold two honorary doctorate degrees in business administration.[12]
However, both are from unaccredited for-profit diploma mills, Washington University and Cal
Southern University.[13][14][15][16]

The Burmese government has awarded him two titles: Thiri Thudhamma Manijotadhara (1998)
and Agga Maha Thirithudhamma Manijhotadhara (2001).[11] Khin Shwe is head of Sasana
Nogghaha, a religious organization supported by the Burmese government.[17]

Along with Htay Myint, Dagon Win Aung and Nay Zin Latt, Khin Shwe serves as a patron of the
Myanmar Hoteliers Association