Vice President of Laos

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Vice President of the Lao People's Democratic Republic
ຮອງປະທານປະເທດລາວ
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Incumbent
Pany Yathotou
Bounthong Chitmany
since 22 March 2021
StyleHis/Her Excellency
StatusSecond highest in executive branch
Member of
SeatVientiane
NominatorPresident
AppointerNational Assembly (Laos)
Term lengthFive years,
renewable once
Formation24 February 1998
First holderSisavath Keobounphanh

The vice president of Laos is the political position in Laos created in 1996. The vice president is elected by the National Assembly of Laos.

List of vice presidents

The history of the office holders follows.

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party President(s)
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Sisavath Keobounphanh
ສີສະຫວາດ ແກ້ວບຸນພັນ
(1928–2020)
1996 1998 2 years Lao People's Revolutionary Party Nouhak Phoumsavanh
2 Oudom Khattigna
ອຸດົມ ຂັດຕິຍະ
(1931–1999)
24 February 1998 9 December 1999 1 year, 288 days Lao People's Revolutionary Party Khamtai Siphandon
Position vacant (9 December 1999 – 27 March 2001)
3 Choummaly Sayasone
ຈູມມະລີ ໄຊຍະສອນ
(born 1936)
27 March 2001 8 June 2006 5 years, 73 days Lao People's Revolutionary Party Khamtai Siphandon
4 Bounnhang Vorachit
ບຸນຍັງ ວໍລະຈິດ
(born 1937)
8 June 2006 20 April 2016 9 years, 317 days Lao People's Revolutionary Party Choummaly Sayasone
5 Phankham Viphavanh
ພັນຄຳ ວິພາວັນ
(born 1951)
20 April 2016 22 March 2021 4 years, 336 days Lao People's Revolutionary Party Bounnhang Vorachith
6 Pany Yathotou
ປານີ ຢາທໍ່ຕູ້
(born 1951)
22 March 2021 Incumbent 3 years, 121 days Lao People's Revolutionary Party Thongloun Sisoulith
Bounthong Chitmany
ບຸນທອງ ຈິດມະນີ
(born 1948)

Timeline

See also

References

  1. ^ The Far East and Australasia 2003. Taylor & Francis Group. 2002. p. 741. ISBN 9781857431339. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d Stuart-Fox, Martin (6 February 2008). Historical Dictionary of Laos. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 9780810864115.


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