Choummaly Sayasone

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Choummaly Sayasone
ຈູມມະລີ ໄຊຍະສອນ
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General Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party
In office
21 March 2006 – 22 January 2016
Preceded byKhamtai Siphandon
Succeeded byBounnhang Vorachith
5th President of Laos
In office
8 June 2006 – 20 April 2016
Prime MinisterBouasone Bouphavanh
Thongsing Thammavong
Vice PresidentBounnhang Vorachith
Preceded byKhamtai Siphandon
Succeeded byBounnhang Vorachith
3rd Vice President of Laos
In office
2001–2006
PresidentKhamtai Siphandon
Preceded byOudom Khattigna
Succeeded byBounnhang Vorachith
Personal details
Born (1936-03-06) 6 March 1936 (age 84)
Attapeu, Laos
Political partyFlag of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party.svg Lao People's Revolutionary Party
Spouse(s)Keosaychay Sayasone

Lieutenant General Choummaly Sayasone (Lao: ຈູມມະລີ ໄຊຍະສອນ; born 6 March 1936) is a Laotian politician. He was the General Secretary (leader) of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP). He was the President of Laos from 2006 to 2016.[1] He was the third Vice President of Laos from 2001 to 2006.

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