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Lao government official

Sisoulith Thongloun, Laotian Lao government official. Achievements include fluent in Russian, Vietnamese, and English.


Thongloun, Sisoulith was born on November 10, 1945 in Houaphanh Province, Laos.


Doctor of Philosophy in History, Russia. Master in Language and Literature, Russia. Studied, Pedagogical College, Houaphanh, 1962—1969.

Studied, Pedagogical Institute, St. Petersburg, 1973—1978. Studied, Academy Social-Science, Moscow, 1981—1984.


Staff officer, Education Division Neo Lao Hak Sat, 1967—1969, staff officer, Republican Office Hanoi, Vietnam, 1969—1973. Instructor Vientiane University, 1978—1979. Secretary Ministry Education, 1979—1981, chief, External Relations Division, 1979—1981.

Director Public Research Department Prime Minister Office, 1985—1986. Vice minister Foreign Affairs Lao Government, 1987—1992, minister Labour and Social Welfare, 1993—1997, deputy prime minister, chair planning and investment committee, 2001—2006, deputy prime minister, since 2006, minister Foreign Affairs, since 2006. Member Parliament, 1998—2003.

President Lao National Committee for Energy, since 2001.


  • Achievements include fluent in Russian, Vietnamese, and English.