February 1 The Myanmar military issued a statement on television on the evening of the 1st, announcing a large-scale restructuring of the current government in Myanmar.
The statement said that 11 central government ministers, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Border Affairs, the Ministry of Planning, Finance and Industry, the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Economic Relations, and the Ministry of International Cooperation, were replaced.
Twenty-four deputy ministers from 19 central government departments, including the Ministry of State-owned Assets Government, the Ministry of Planning, Finance and Industry, and the Ministry of Commerce, were dismissed.
According to Myanmar’s official information, the current government of Myanmar is composed of 24 ministries. This reorganization involves the vast majority of government departments.
Myanmar President Wen Min, State Senior Government Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and some senior officials of the National League for Democracy were detained by the military in the early morning of the 1st.
The Myanmar military then declared a one-year state of emergency and transferred state power to the commander-in-chief of the National Defense Force.