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Laotian government official

Khamtay Siphandone, Laotian government official. Member of Lao People's Revolutionary Party (member since 1972, president 1992—2006), Politburo (member since 1972).

Background

Siphandone, Khamtay was born on February 8, 1924 in Houa Khong, Champassak, Laos.

Career

Milit. officer Government of Laos, Vientiane, 1947-1948, representative Lao Itsala, 1948. Staff member Pathet Lao, 1955-1956. Deputy prime minister national defense Government of Laos, Vientiane, 1975-1991, prime minister and supreme Commander Lao People's Army, 1991-1998, president, 1998—2006.

Member Front Central Committee, 1950-1952. Chair Control Committee 1952-1954. Head Central Committee, 1957-1959.

Membership

Member of Lao People's Revolutionary Party (member since 1972, president 1992—2006), Politburo (member since 1972).