Phankham Viphavanh

Phankham Viphavanh (Lao: ພັນຄຳ ວິພາວັນ; born 1951) is a Laotian politician, a member of Politburo and Executive Committee of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party. He is also the current Vice President of Laos, who was elected by the National Assembly of Laos in April 2016.[1]

Phankham Viphavanh
ພັນຄຳ ວິພາວັນ
5th Standing Member of the Secretariat of People's Revolutionary Party
Assumed office
21 March 2011
General SecretaryBounnhang Vorachith
Preceded byBounnhang Vorachith
5th Vice President of Laos
Assumed office
20 April 2016
PresidentBounnhang Vorachith
Preceded byBounnhang Vorachith
Personal details
Born1951 (age 69–70)
French Protectorate of Laos
NationalityLao
Political partyPeople's Revolutionary Party
Occupationpolitician

Previously, he was Minister of Education of Laos and president of the Lao–Vietnam Friendship Association.[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Nhan Dan
  2. ^ "Members of the Lao Government". Lao News Agency. Archived from the original on June 3, 2011. Retrieved September 4, 2010.
  3. ^ Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization
Party political offices
Preceded by
Bounnhang Vorachith
Executive Secretary of the Executive Committee
2011–present
Incumbent
Political offices
Preceded by
Bounnhang Vorachith
Vice President of Laos
2016–present
Incumbent