Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
People’s Democratic Republic of Laos/ Satharanarath Paxathipatai Paxoxn Lao (Female suffrage 1956) The Kingdoms of Luang Prabang and Vientiane came under French Protection in 1893, the constitutional monarchy of Lao in 47, independent 1953 and a social people’s republic 1975
1987-98 Cabinet Member and
Governor of the Central Bank Pany Yathotou
In 1998 she became member of the National Assembly, Chairperson of the Committee of Ethnic Affairs and Deputy Chairperson of the Assembly 2001-10 and Chairperson of the Assembly from 2010.
1988 Vice-President of the
Commission for Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation with Socialist
1989-93 Vice-Minister of Trade and External Economic Relations
1993-96 Vice-President of the Committee for Planning and Cooperation and Secretary of the Official Development Assistance Management Committee
1996-97 Vice-Minister in the Prime Minister's Office for ASEAN
1997-2001 Minister to the Prime Minister's Office for International Cooperation
2001-04 Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs for International Cooperation
2007- Minister to the Prime Minister's Office, Head of the Water and Environment Organization Khempheng Pholsena
Vice-President of the Asian Development Bank 2004-07.
2001-circa 03 Minister to the Prime Minister's Office
Vice-President of the National Women's Organsation.
2006- Minister of Labour Social Welfare Onchanh
Her name is also transcribed On Chan Chamvong, and she Vice-President of the National Assembly 1997-2006 and President of the Lao Women’s Organization and member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party.
Circa 2003-06 Vice-Minister of Education
2006- Minister to Prime Minister's Office, Head the Public Administration and Civil Service Authority (Minister of Public Affairs)
Around 1999 she was Governor of the Xieng Khouang Province.
Last update 05.07.11