Thongloun Sisoulith

General Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party

Thongloun Sisoulith , (Lao: ທອງລຸນ ສີສຸລິດ; born 10 November 1946) is a Laotian politician. In 2021, he became the President of Laos. He was the Prime Minister of Laos from 2016 until 2021.[2]

Thongloun Sisoulith
ທອງລຸນ ສີສຸລິດ
Sisoulith in 2016
5th General Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party Central Committee
Assumed office
15 January 2021
DeputyBounthong Chitmany
(Standing Member)
Preceded byBounnhang Vorachith
7th President of Laos
Assumed office
22 March 2021
Prime MinisterPhankham Viphavanh
Vice PresidentPany Yathotu
Bounthong Chitmany
Preceded byBounnhang Vorachith
17th Prime Minister of Laos
In office
20 April 2016 – 22 March 2021
PresidentBounnhang Vorachith
Preceded byThongsing Thammavong
Succeeded byPhankham Viphavanh
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
8 June 2006 – 20 April 2016
Prime MinisterThongsing Thammavong
Bouasone Bouphavanh
President of the State Committee for Planning and Investment
In office
27 March 2001 – 8 June 2006
Prime MinisterBounnhang Vorachith
Preceded byBouathong Vonglokham
Succeeded bySoulivong Daravong
Personal details
Born (1945-11-10) 10 November 1945 (age 78)
Houaphanh Province, Laos
Political partyLao People's Revolutionary Party
Alma materPedagogical College of Neo Lao Hak Sat
Herzen University
Russian Academy of Sciences (Ph.D)[1]


  1. "19th International Conference on The Future of Asia". Archived from the original on 2018-12-25. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  2. Ron Corben (24 January 2016). "Laos Undergoes Communist Party Leadership Change". Voice of America. Retrieved 27 January 2016.