Lao PM calls for urgent job skill training

Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong has asked the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare to take urgent action to set up a labour database to facilitate skills development in line with market needs.

The prime minister made the comment at the ministry’s 2015 national meeting, which ended last week in Vientiane.

He suggested that officials formulate both shorter and longer terms plans for job skill development to meet the growing need for a skilled workforce amid regional integration.

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