National Intelligence Bureau


National Intelligence Bureau
   (NIB)
   An agency that oversaw the wide-ranging intelligence activities of the State Peace and Development Council, established during the Burma Socialist Programme Party era (1962-1988). Until it was abolished in October 2004, it coordinated the work of information-gathering agencies in the Ministries of Home Affairs, Foreign Affairs, National Planning and Economic Development, and Defence, though the Defence Ministry's Directorate of Defence Services Intelligence (DDSI) was the single most powerful intelligence organ.
   See also Khin Nyunt; Military Intelligence; Military Intelligence, Organization of.

Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar). . 2014.

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