19th International Conference on The Future of Asia

Dates:Thursday May 23 and Friday May 24, 2013



Thongloun Sisoulith

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Date of Birth: 10 November 1945
Place of Birth:  Houaphanh, Laos
1962 - 1969 Diploma, the Pedagogy College of Neo Lao Hak Sat,
Houaphanh Province, Laos
1973 - 1978    Master of Linguistics and Literature, the GERZEN
Pedagogy Institute, Saint Petersburg, USSR.
1981 - 1984 Doctor (Ph.D) in History of International Relations, the Academy of Social Science, Moscow, USSR .
Work Experience:  
1978 - 1979   Professor at Vientiane University.
1979 - 1981  Secretary to the Minister of Education, Director of the External Relations Division, Ministry of Education.  
1985 - 1986 Director General of Public Research Department, the Prime Minister Office.
1987 - 1992  Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs.
1993 - 1996 Minister of Labour and Social Welfare.
1997 - 2001  Member of the Standing Committee of the Lao National Assembly, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Lao National Assembly, Member of the Lao National Assembly.
2001 - 2006 Deputy Prime Minister and President of the Committee for Planning and Investment.
  1. - President of Investment Management Committee.
  2. - President of the Lao National Committee for Energy( LNCE)
  3. - Member of the Lao National Assembly.
2006 to Present - Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Social Institution:  
1993 - 2001  President of National Committee SOS of Laos.
1996 - 2001 Member of International Senate of SOS Kinderdorf International.
2001  Honorary President of the SOS of the Lao PDR.
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