Laos striving to graduate from LDC status, Asian editors told

The government is pursuing its mission to remove Laos from Least Developed Country (LDC) status by 2020 and become an upper middle income country by 2030, a senior government official told Asia News Network (ANN) editors last week.

Deputy Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Savankhone Razmountry, revealed the ambitious goals as he welcomed the editors when they met him on Friday.

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