Why covered the photo of General Vang Pao during an event at Lao Family Community of Minnesota?

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SUAB HMONG NEWS (05/03/2016) – During the Lao New Year in the middle of April 2016, the Lao community rented Lao Family Community’s hall to hold their New Year event and someone covered the photo of General Vang Pao on the back wall on the stage.  This created tension in the Hmong community on why covered the photo of General Vang Pao?

CLICK HERE to watch Suab Hmong News (Neng Xiong and Kangyee Vang) exclusive interview the representatives of Lao Family Community of Minnesota on why covered the photo of General Vang Pao at a particular event.

Christopher Wameng Vang, Spoke person for Lao Family Community of Minnesota, said they never have issue like this one in the past so there is no guideline on the rental agreement to prohibit covering the photo of General Vang Pao.

“We, the Board of Lao Family Community, will come together to amend a guideline to insert into the rental agreement to prohibit covering the photo of General Vang Pao in the future…” said Christopher W. Vang.

Nengva Vang, President of Lao Family Community of Minnesota, said he assure everyone that there will not be incident like this in the future.