Saysomphone Phomvihane

Saysomphone Phomvihane (Lao: ໄຊ​ສົມ​ພອນ ພົມວິຫານ; born 12 December 1954 in Houaphanh Province) is a Laotian politician and member of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP). He is the son of former LPRP General Secretary Kaysone Phomvihane and Thongvin Phomvihane.[1] He served as Chairman of the Central Committee of the Lao Front for National Construction. He currently serves as President of the National Assembly.

Saysomphone Phomvihane
ໄຊສົມພອນ ພົມວິຫານ
President of the National Assembly
Assumed office
22 March 2021
Preceded byPany Yathotou
Chairman of the Central Committee of the Lao Front for National Construction
In office
2016 – 15 March 2021
Preceded byPhandoungchit Vongsa
Succeeded bySinlavong Khoutphaitoun
Minister of Finance
In office
1995 – 24 February 1998
Prime MinisterKhamtai Siphandon
Preceded byKhamsay Souphanouvong
Succeeded byKhamphoui Keoboualapha
Personal details
Born (1954-12-12) 12 December 1954 (age 67)
Houaphanh Province, Laos
NationalityLaotian
Political partyLao People's Revolutionary Party
RelativesKaysone (father)
Thongvin (mother)
Santiphab (brother)
Sanyahak (brother)
Thongsavanh (brother)
OccupationPolitician

He was elected to the LPRP Central Committee at the 5th National Congress,[1] and to the LPRP Politburo at the 10th National Congress.

ReferencesEdit

SpecificEdit

  1. ^ a b Stuart-Fox 2008, p. 385.

BibliographyEdit

Books:

  • Stuart-Fox, Martin (2008). Historical Dictionary of Laos. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-81086-411-5.