Laos, partners agree on education development projects

The government has received support for two education development projects in Huaphan province from the Australian government, European Union, ChildFund Australia and ChildFund Korea, worth a total of almost US$2 million. The two projects are Basic Education Quality and Access in the Lao PDR Non-Governmental Organisation Consortium Project (BEQUAL NGO Consortium Project) and Ready for School: Improving Early Childhood Education Project. A Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony for the two projects took place in Vientiane on March 28, with the agreement signed by Director General of the Department of Pre-School and Primary Education under the Ministry of Education and Sports, Dr Mithong Souvanvixay, and Country Director of ChildFund Laos, Ms Keoamphone Souvannaphoum.

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