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LAO PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC
Sapha Heng Xat (National Assembly)

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PARLIAMENT

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Parliament name (generic / translated) Sapha Heng Xat / National Assembly Parliamentary building
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Structure of parliament Unicameral
Affiliation to the IPU Yes
Affiliation date(s) 1956 - 1975
1990 -
LEADERSHIP
President

Pany Yathotou (F) 

Notes Elected on 23 Dec. 2010, re-elected on 15 June 2011, 20 Apr. 2016.
Secretary General Suansavanh Vigaket (F) 
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 149 / 149
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Percentage of women
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Women (current number) 41 (27.52%)
Mode of designation directly elected 149
Term 5 years
Last renewal dates 20 March 2016
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Address National Assembly
N.A. Building
1 That-Luang Square
P.O. Box 662 - VIENTIANE
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Phone (856 21) 413 515
413 518
Fax (856 21) 413 515
413 528
E-mail info_na@na.gov.la
Website http://www.na.gov.la/

This page was last updated on 6 May 2016
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