Bounthong Chitmany

Bounthong Chitmany (Lao: ບຸນທອງ ຈິດມະນີ; born 3 July 1949[1]) is a Laotian politician and member of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP). He is a former Governor of Oudomxay Province.[2] He is currently Chairman of the Inspection Commission of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party. He was elected to the LPRP Central Committee at the 6th National Congress and still retains his seat. At the 10th National Congress he was elected to the LPRP Politburo, and he still retains his seat.[2] He is Vice President of Laos since 22 March 2021.

Bounthong Chitmany
Vice President of Laos
9th term
Assumed office
22 March 2021
Serving with Pany Yathotou.
PresidentThongloun Sisoulith
Preceded byPhankham Viphavanh
Standing Member of the LPRP Secretariat
11th term
Assumed office
15 January 2021
General SecretaryThongloun Sisoulith
Preceded byPhankham Viphavanh
Chairman of the LPRP Central Committee Inspection Commission
10th term
In office
22 January 2016 – 15 January 2021
General SecretaryBounnhang Vorachit
Succeeded byKhamphanh Phommathat
9th term
In office
21 March 2011 – 22 January 2016
General SecretaryChoummaly Sayasone
Preceded byAsang Laoly
Head of the LPRP Central Committee Organisation Commission
8th term
In office
General SecretaryChoummaly Sayasone
Succeeded byChansy Phosikham
7th term
In office
ChairmanKhamtai Siphandon
Preceded byThongsing Thammavong
Personal details
Born (1949-07-03) 3 July 1949 (age 73)
Political partyPeople's Revolutionary Party



  1. ^ "ທ່ານ ດຣ. ບຸນທອງ ຈິດມະນີ". China Radio International. 2016-04-20. Archived from the original on 2017-10-17.
  2. ^ a b Stuart-Fox 2008, p. 31.



Political offices
Preceded by Vice President of Laos