Samane Vignaket

Lieutenant General Samane Viyaket (3 March 1927 – 22 July 2016)[1] was a Vietnamese descent-Laotian national politician, Minister of Education, Head of Party Central Committee Organization Board, Vice Minister of Defense, Director of the General Political Bureau, President of the National Election Committee for the National Assembly Fourth Legislature, and President of the National Assembly of Laos[2] from 1993 to 2006.[3] He was born in Phichit Province, Siam to Vietnamese immigrant family. (In official biography before he died, he was identified that he was born in Attapeu Province.) He was in charge of ideological and cultural works of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP),[4] and he was a member of the 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th Politburo, a member of the 3rd Secretariat of the LPRP.[4] He died at 00.24 am on July 22, 2016 at the age of 89.[5]

Samane Vignaket
ສະໝານ ວິຍາເກດ
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Head of the Propaganda and Training Committee of the LPRP Central Committee
In office
20 March 2006 – 4 June 2011
Preceded byOsakanh Thammatheva
Succeeded byCheuang Sombounkanh
President of the National Assembly of Laos
In office
25 February 1993 – 2005
Preceded byNouhak Phoumsavanh
Succeeded byThongsing Thammavong
Head of the Organisational-Personnel Committee of the LPRP Central Committee
In office
29 April 1982 – 1988
Prime MinisterKaysone Phomvihane
Preceded by?
Succeeded byOudom Katthigna
Personal details
Born(1927-03-03)3 March 1927
Died22 July 2016(2016-07-22) (aged 89)
Political partyLao People's Revolutionary Party

ReferencesEdit

SpecificEdit

  1. ^ "Samarn Viyaket Dead at 89". The Laotian Times. 22 July 2016. Archived from the original on 26 January 2021. Retrieved 26 January 2021.
  2. ^ "Chinese President Meets Lao National Assembly President". Xinhua News Agency. 2000-11-12. Retrieved 2010-11-12.[dead link]
  3. ^ Speakers
  4. ^ a b "Chinese, Lao leaders vow to bolster ties". States News Service. 2010-06-11. Archived from the original on 2012-11-05. Retrieved 2010-11-12.
  5. ^ "Party, government announce death of Lt. Gen. Samane Viyaket". kpl.gov.la. 22 July 2016. Archived from the original on 26 January 2021. Retrieved 2016-07-26.

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