Choummaly Sayasone

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Choummaly Sayasone
ຈູມມະລີ ໄຊຍະສອນ
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General Secretar o the Central Committee o the Lao Fowk's Revolutionar Pairty
Assumed office
21 Mairch 2006
Precedit bi Khamtai Siphandon
(as Chairman)
Preses o Laos
Assumed office
8 Juin 2006
Prime Meenister Bouasone Bouphavanh
Thongsing Thammavong
Vice Preses Bounnhang Vorachith
Precedit bi Khamtai Siphandon
Personal details
Born (1936-03-06) Mairch 6, 1936 (age 81)
Attapeu, Laos
Poleetical pairty Lao Fowk's Revolutionary Pairty
Spoose(s) Keosaychay Sayasone

Lieutenant General Choummaly Sayasone (Lao: ຈູມມະລີ ໄຊຍະສອນ; born 6 Mairch 1936) is General Secretar o the Lao Fowk's Revolutionar Pairty (LPRP) an Preses o the Lao Fowk's Democratic Republic. He wis electit as Pairty General Secretar on 21 Mairch 2006, in the eftermath o the Pairty's 8t Congress bi the 1st plenum o the 8t Central Committee, succeedin Khamtai Siphandon, an he subsequently succeedit Siphandon as Preses on Juin 8, 2006.

Choummaly wis born in Attapu. He jyned the Pairty's Politburo in 1991 an served as Meenister o Defence frae 1991 tae 2001. Subsequently he wis Vice Preses frae 2001 tae 2006.

In Mairch 2011, he wis reelectit tae his poseetion as pairty General Secretar at the 9t LPRP Congress. In Juin 2011, he retained his wis reelectit as Preses o Laos at the Sevent Lao Naitional Assembly.[1]

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