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29 June 2020

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- Thousands turn out for monk president’s funeral
Thousands of people and monks gathered at the Pha That Luang esplanade in Xaysettha district, Vientiane, on Friday to attend the funeral of the President of the Lao Buddhist Fellowship Organisation, His Holiness Yathanyai Maha-Ngon Damrongboun. 
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