Laos

Laos picks new PM and President


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Following on from the recent general election, the National Assembly (Sapha Heng Xat) has elected Thongloun Sisoulith, former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, as their new Prime Minister.

In the same meeting Bounnhang Vorachit was elected as President and former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education and Sport Phankham Viphanvanh was elected Vice-President.

The picks suggest a continuation of existing policies.

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