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Bounnhang Vorachith
ບຸນຍັງ ວໍລະຈິດ
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General Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party
Assumed office
22 January 2016
Deputy Phankham Viphavan
(Executive Secretary)
Preceded by Choummaly Sayasone
President of Laos
Assumed office
20 April 2016
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith
Vice President Phankham Viphavan
Preceded by Choummaly Sayasone
4th Vice President of Laos
In office
8 June 2006 – 20 April 2016
President Choummaly Sayasone
Preceded by Choummaly Sayasone
Succeeded by Phankham Viphavan
14th Prime Minister of Laos
In office
27 March 2001 – 8 June 2006
President Khamtai Siphandon
Preceded by Sisavath Keobounphanh
Succeeded by Bouasone Bouphavanh
Personal details
Born (1937-08-15) 15 August 1937 (age 84)
Savannakhet, French Protectorate of Laos
Political party Lao People's Revolutionary Party
Spouse(s) Khammeung Vorachith
Military service
Allegiance Flag of Laos.svg Laos
Branch/service Emblem of Lao People's Army.svg LPAF
Rank 10.LPAF-COL.png Colonel

Bounnhang Vorachith (Lao: ບຸນຍັງ ວໍລະຈິດ; born 15 August 1937) is a Laotian politician. He has been General Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party and President of Laos since 2016. He was Prime Minister from 2001 to 2006 and Vice President of Laos from 2006 to 2016.

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