Mr. Ratthatava Phouthavong, Editor in Chief of Family Magazine in Laos, has been honoured with a Cultural Leadership Award at the Hemaraj Awards 2016 (Golden Lion Awards) held last Sunday in Bangkok, Thailand.Mr. Ratthatava Phouthavong is the first recipient from Laos to be bestowed with such an honour, which recognises the work of outstanding people in various fields.
This year’s awards were organised by Dindee Numsai Foundation of Thailand with the honours presented by His Serene Highness Prince Mongkolchaleam Yugala.
The awards were presented to individuals, organisations and government bodies that assisted and were good role models for society. The event presented awards in five categories: moral leadership, cultural leadership, developer organisation and local leadership, environmental and forest protection leadership, and academic and education leadership.