Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith elected new Secretary General of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party

Prime Minister of Laos,  Thongloun Sisoulith has been elected as the new Secretary General of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party. Laos based newspaper Vientiane Times reported: “ Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith was elected on Friday as Secretary General of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party Central Committee – the top post in the Party replacing retiring Party Chief Bounnhang Vorachit. 

The PM was elected to assume the five-year term at the inaugural congress of the new Party Central Committee, whose members were elected at the three-day 11th National Party Congress that ended on Friday. 

The congress elected 71 Party central committee members. 

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