- Bachelor of Arts degree
- Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1967. Had served in various capacities at the Myanmar Embassies in Bangkok, Thailand, Phnom Penh, Paris, France, Permanent Missions of Myanmar to the UN in New York and in Geneva between 1969 and 1992. In 1993 appointed as ambassador to Israel where he served for 9 months before being transferred as Permanent Representative of Myanmar to the UN in New York. Served as Permanent Representative from 1994 to 2001. During this time also served concurrently as ambassador to Cuba and Mexico. In 2001 appointed DG if International Organizations and Economic in August 2007.
- Appointed Chairman of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission in September 2011.