Ministry appoints new deputy, senior officials
The Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism has a new deputy minister with the Director General of the Department of Tourism Management, MrOunthouangKhaophanh, taking up the post.
MrOunthouang was ap pointed under Prime Minister's Decree No. 278 issued in August. The ministry once more has three deputy ministers following the retirement of former Deputy Minister MrChaleunWarinthrasak.
The department's Deputy Director General MrBounmaPhetsavong was appointed Acting Director General.
A change also occurred in the ministry's Cinema Department, whose Director General DrBounchomeVongphet took up a post at the Lao Front for National Construction, appointed under Prime Minister's Decree No. 33 issued in August.
Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Prof. DrBosengkhamVongdara has appointed the department's Deputy Director General MrVithounSoundara to the post of Acting Director General.
The announcement of the appointment and transfers took place yesterday, with the minister, ministry officials and representatives from the Party Central Committee's Organisational-Personnel Committee in attendance.
By Times Reporters
(Latest Update October 18, 2016)