Amember of the Lao delegation visiting Cambodia died on Wednesday, April 26, just
after delivering a short speech to members of the Mekong River Commission.
Dr Kithong Vongsay, Vice President of the State Planning Committee, Chairman of the
Lao National Mekong Committee and a member of the MRC, collapsed and died despite
efforts to resuscitate him.
A spokesman for the Lao embassy said Dr Vongsay was 52. He is survived by three daughters.