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Hungary to initiate major credit aid for Laos

Laos is expected to receive the biggest ever fixed aid credit programme worth US$160 million from Hungary to develop a food safety system, water management and information technology. The information was revealed during Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Saleumxay Kommasith and his delegation’s official visit ...

NA supports enactment of law on international treaties

National Assembly members have supported the enactment of the Law on Treaties and International Agreements, which would be a reference for future internal and external cooperation. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs introduced the newly drafted law for consideration by the National Assembly, with the law tabled ...

Laos attends special ASEAN-US foreign ministers meeting

Minister of Foreign Affairs Saleumxay Kommasith led a Lao delegation to attend the Special ASEAN-US Foreign Ministers’ Meeting which was held in Washington D.C., the United States, on May 4. Malaysian Foreign Minister AnifaHj. Aman and the United States’ Secretary of State Secretary Rex W. ...

Laos calls for UN programmes to match development goals

Laos would like United Nations cooperation programmes to comply with the priorities laid out in the development plans of the countries it is assisting, to help them achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Minister of Foreign Affairs Saleumxay Kommasith stressed this perspective in his remarks at ...

Laos, Malaysia keen to expand cooperative relations

Laos and Malaysia are keen to expand bilateral cooperation particularly in areas relating to investment, banking, finance, transportation, tourism, education and human resource development for mutual benefit. This was the outcome of a bilateral meeting held between Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman and visiting Lao ...

Govt awards Cambodian ambassador for efforts to deepen cooperation

The Lao government has awarded a Friendship Medal to the outgoing Cambodian Ambassador to Laos, Mr Hos Sereythonh, to congratulate his successful mission and his achievements in enhancing relations and cooperation between Laos and Cambodia. The medal was presented on February 17 by Minister of ...

Foreign ministers move to enhance, deepen friendly Laos-Cambodia relations

Lao and Cambodian governments are looking toward to steps in furthering bilateral cooperation and further deepening friendly relations following an exchange visits by high-ranking delegations. Lao Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Saleumxay Kommasith and his delegation paid official visited to Cambodia from January 24-25 in ...

Laos, Vietnam seeks to boost cooperative relations

Lao and Vietnamese leaders have discussed a number of issues in a move to consolidate the cooperative relations, friendship and special solidarity between the two countries. At a meeting held between Lao Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Saleumxay Kommasith and his visiting Vietnamese counterpart Pham ...

Laos urges infrastructure development in Mekong Basin countries

Laos has suggested that cooperation between the Mekong Basin countries and China focus on the development of infrastructure for improved connectivity and to bolster commercial production. The proposal was made by the Lao delegation led by Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Saleumxay Kommasith at the ...

ASEAN adopts master plan on connectivity 2025

Leaders meeting at the 28th ASEAN Summit in Vientiane on September 6 adopted the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity 2025. Lao Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Saleumxay Kommasith, who is Chair of the ASEAN Coordinating Council that oversees connectivity matters for the regional body, said the Master ...

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