Chinese, Lao leaders mark successful launch of communication satellite

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Lao counterpart, Choummaly Sayasone, sent each other congratulatory messages on 21 November to mark the successful launch of a Lao communication satellite with a Chinese carrier rocket.

The satellite, Lao Sat-1, was launched on 21 November at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China’s Sichuan Province.

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