China to aid Mekong’s development

China has pledged to work closely with Thailand under the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) framework to help promote the development of the Mekong Basin region. The pledge was conveyed by China’s Ambassador to Thailand, Lyu Jian, in a statement released on Sunday to mark the start of the second Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Week, which will end on March 24, as well as to commenmorate the third anniversary of the establishment of the LMC– a sub-regional cooperation mechanism launched in 2016 that counts China, Cambodia, Laos Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam as its members.

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