Bounnhang Vorachith

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Bounnhang Vorachith
ບຸນຍັງ ວໍລະຈິດ
Bounnhang Vorachith 2016 (cropped).jpg
General Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party
Assumed office
22 January 2016
DeputyPhankham Viphavan
(Executive Secretary)
Preceded byChoummaly Sayasone
President of Laos
Assumed office
20 April 2016
Prime MinisterThongloun Sisoulith
Vice PresidentPhankham Viphavan
Preceded byChoummaly Sayasone
4th Vice President of Laos
In office
8 June 2006 – 20 April 2016
PresidentChoummaly Sayasone
Preceded byChoummaly Sayasone
Succeeded byPhankham Viphavan
14th Prime Minister of Laos
In office
27 March 2001 – 8 June 2006
PresidentKhamtai Siphandon
Preceded bySisavath Keobounphanh
Succeeded byBouasone Bouphavanh
Personal details
Born (1937-08-15) 15 August 1937 (age 83)
Savannakhet, French Protectorate of Laos
Political partyLao People's Revolutionary Party
Spouse(s)Khammeung Vorachith
Military service
AllegianceFlag of Laos.svg Laos
Branch/serviceEmblem of Lao People's Army.svg LPAF
Rank10.LPAF-COL.png Colonel[1][2]

Bounnhang Vorachith (Lao: ບຸນຍັງ ວໍລະຈິດ; born 15 August 1937)[3][4][5] is a Laotian politician. He has been General Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party and President of Laos since 2016. He was Prime Minister from 2001 to 2006 and Vice President of Laos from 2006 to 2016.

References[change | change source]

  1. McPhillips, Jody (Aug 15, 2001). "Lao Prime Minister Begins Three-Day Visit". The Cambodia Daily. Retrieved May 8, 2019.
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2019-02-09. Retrieved 2019-02-09.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. "Asian Survey". University of California Press. May 8, 2006. Retrieved May 8, 2019 – via Google Books.
  4. "ຊີວະປະຫວັດຫຍໍ້ຂອງ ທ່ານ ບຸນຍັງ ວໍລະຈິດ". Retrieved May 8, 2019.
  5. "ທ່ານ ບຸນຍັງ ວໍລະຈິດ - China Radio International". laos.cri.cn. Retrieved May 8, 2019.