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|Date||27–30 April 1982 (four days)|
|Participants||228 delegates[dead link]|
|Outcome||Election of 3rd Central Committee|
The 3rd National Congress of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) was held in Vientiane from 27 to 30 April 1982, five years after the 2nd, with nearly 35,000 card-carrying members represented by 228 delegates.