9th Politburo of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party

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The 9th Politburo of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP), officially the Political Bureau of the 9th National Congress of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party, was elected in 2011 at the 1st Plenary Session of the 9th Central Committee.[1]

9th-ranked member Saysomphone Phomvihane is the son of former LPRP General Secretary Kaysone Phomvihane.[1]


Rank Name Akson Lao 8th POL 10th POL Birth Gender
1 Choummaly Sayasone ຈູມມະລີ ໄຊຍະສອນ Old Retired 1936 Male
2 Thongsing Thammavong ທອງສິງ ທຳມະວົງ Old Retired 1944 Male
3 Bounnhang Vorachith ບຸນຍັງ ວໍລະຈິດ Old Reelected 1938 Male
4 Pany Yathotou ປານີ ຢາທໍ່ຕູ້ Old Reelected 1951 Female
5 Asang Laoly ອາຊາງ ລາວລີ Old Retired 1941 Male
6 Thongloun Sisoulith ທອງລຸນ ສີສຸລິດ Old Reelected 1945 Male
7 Douangchay Phichit ດວງໃຈ ພິຈິດ Old Died 1944 Male
8 Somsavat Lengsavad ສົມສະຫວາດ ເລັ່ງສະຫວັດ Old Retired 1945 Male
9 Bounthong Chitmany ບຸນທອງ ຈິດມະນີ New Reelected 1949 Male
10 Bounpone Bouttanavong ບຸນປອນ ບຸດຕະນະວົງ New Retired 1955 Male
11 Phankham Viphavanh ພັນຄຳ ວິພາວັນ New Reelected 1951 Male



  1. ^ a b c Creak & Sayalath 2017, p. 183.
  2. ^ Creak & Sayalath 2017, p. 190–191.



  • Creak, S.; Sayalath, S. (2017). "Regime Renewal in Laos: The Tenth Congress of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party". Southeast Asian Affairs: 179–200.