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Official funeral held in honour of late former PM Sisavath Keobounphanh

Party Central Committee, National Assembly, government, Lao Front for National Development, the Keobounphanh family and a large number of Lao people took part in an official funeral held this afternoon at That Luang Square in honour of late former Prime Minister Gen. Sisavath Keobounphanh who passed away on May 12 at the age of 92.

Party Secretary General and State President Bounnhang Vorachit, President of the National Assembly Pany Yathortou, Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and other Party and government leaders were present at the ceremony along with senior officials of the Lao Front for National Development, mass organisations, diplomatic corps and representative of international bodies.
General Sisavath Keobounphanh served as a member of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party Central Committee from the 1st to 8th tenures, Secretary of the Party Central Committee for the 3rd and 4th terms, and member of the Politburo during the 4th, 6th, 7th and 8th tenures.



Source: Lao News Agency


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