Family Name: LUANGMUNINTHONE
Given Name: Songkane
Date of Birth: 14 April 1964
Marital Status: Married to Mrs. Anothay with 3 children (2 sons, 1 daughter)
Position: Ambassador of the Lao PDR to the Republic of the Philippines
1982 - 1988 Magister of Legal Science (Master equivalent), Public International Law, Moscow Institute of International (Russia)
1999 - 2000 Master in Public Policy, Public Policy Program, National University of Singapore (Predecessor of the Law Kuan Yew School of Public Policy).
1989 Secretary to Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
1991 - 1993 Member, Laos-Myanmar Boundary Demarcation Technical Team
1994 - 1998 Third and Second Secretary, Embassy of Lao PDR to the Kingdom of Thailand
1999 - 2002 Secretary and Head of the Secretariat, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs
2002 - 2005 Director of Political and Security Cooperation Division, ASEAN Department
2005 - 2008 Deputy Director General, ASEAN Department
2008 - 2011 Deputy Chief of Mission, Permanent Mission of Lao PDR to the United Nations, New York
2012 - 2015 Director of Trade and Investment Promotion Division, ASEAN – Japan Centre, Tokyo
2015 - 2018 Director General of Economic Affairs Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
January 2019 –Present Ambassador of the Lao PDR to the Republic of the Philippines
Throughout nearly 30 in the service at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, He has worked both in Bilateral and Multilateral Diplomacy; He was member of the High Level Trask Force to draft the ASEAN Charter. He is currently senior official for sub – regional and inter-regional frameworks of Cooperation such as CLVM, ACMECS, Mekong-Ganga Cooperation, Mekong -Japan Cooperation, Mekong- Republic of Korea Cooperation, Mekong-Lancang Cooperation, Lower Mekong Initiative (Mekong-US), and Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD).
He also participated in many United Nations General Assembly Sessions, APEC Summit, G-20 Summit and the Belt and Road Leader’s Meeting.