(1) Saya U Thet Lwin taught Burmese at the Institute of Economics. During the Golden Jubilee Celebration of the University of Rangoon in 1970, Saya U Thet Lwin served as Secretary of a subcommittee chaired by Saya Dr. Aung Gyi, then Professor of Civil Engineering at RIT.
One day, Saya U Thet Lwin was asked if he would like to become Register at RIT where Sayagyi Dr. Aung Gyi was Rector (having succeeded Sayagyi U Yone Moe). The rest is history.
Saya’s pen name is Ngwe Hlinne. Saya is an accomplished pianist and composer. He received several “Dat Pyas” from BBS (Burma Broadcasting Service) for his songs including “Mya Kyun Nyo Nyo Kun Yeik Kho”. He treated his Ah Nu Pyinnya Shins with the remuneration (he received for his songs, typically K100 per song).
Saya is the maternal uncle of U Sein Tin (EC74).
(2) U Thet Lwin (EC78) worked for UCC and PTC before going to Singapore and Thailand. He is now back in Myanmar.