Pany Yathotu re-elected as President of Laos' National Assembly

11:29, June 15, 2011      

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Politburo member of the Central Committee of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party Pany Yathotu was elected to retain her position as president of the National Assembly (NA) of Laos on Wednesday morning, the first day of the First Session of the seventh Lao NA.

Pany was first elected as president of the NA of Laos after a cabinet reshuffle in December 2010.

This session of the 132-member assembly, which was convened Wednesday in the Lao capital of Vientiane and will conclude on June 24, is to vote on the country's state leadership for the next five-year tenure and discuss issues relating to the assembly's apparatus.

The ten-day session will also define orientations for the NA's general affairs, discuss the government's seventh five-year socio-economic development plan for 2011-2015, and adopt the amended statute on tax.

Source: Xinhua
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