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Laos honours SEA sports officials

17 Sep 2011
Vientiane, Laos: The Government of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, through the National Committee of Sports and Physical Culture, has presented a top award to two leading sports officials in South East Asia. The Prime Minister of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic decreed that the Cross of Labour Medal be awarded to Mr. Chris Chan, Secretary General of the Singapore National Olympic Council, and to Dato’ Sieh Kok Chi, Hon. Secretary of the Olympic Council of Malaysia, for their contribution to the success of the 25th SEA Games 2009 in Vientiane.

Miss Anna Day, Australian volunteer, also received the honour. The awards were presented to Mr. Chris Chan and Dato’ Sieh Kok Chi by the Deputy Minister of Education and Sport, H.E. Madam Sengdeuane Lachanthaboun, in Vientiane on September 9, 2011.
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