PM stresses land as focus for transport development

Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has stressed for land to be the main focus of transportation development in the country, calling for careful decisions on every water and air transportation project. Mr Thongloun put this direction in his address at the annual meeting of the Public Works and Transport sector, which closed on February 22. He praised the sector for their achievements made over the past forty years or more, which he says has seen huge differences in infrastructure development in comparison to the time before the nation had gained its liberation. He reminded the meeting’s participants, some of whom were leaders and officials from the Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Ministry officials in retirement and business people, about the government’s efforts in turning the country from landlocked to land-linked and a transportation hub in the region.

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