Vientiane receives completed Infrastructure Improvement project

The Infrastructure Improvement project developer has handed over its completed road improvement project to the Vientiane authority on Friday. The ceremony took place in Phonpapao village, Sisattanak district, Vientiane and was attended by Vientiane Vice Mayor Mr Keophilavanh Aphaylath, Deputy Minister of Public Works and ...

Ministries discuss major work roles and responsibilities

Representatives from three relevant ministries met on February 23 in Vientiane to discuss roles and duties in preventing and addressing the impacts of disasters and emergency incidents, addressing poverty, price adjustment of goods and other issues. The meeting was hosted by Ministry of Finance, with participation ...

Govt secures World Bank loan for nationwide road upgrades

The government has secured a loan of US$25 million from the World Bank to further strengthen road maintenance and improve road connectivity throughout the country. The Ministry of Finance signed the loan agreement with the World Bank on February 7, with the two parties represented ...

Switzerland gives further boost to poverty reduction fund

Switzerland has agreed to contribute US$18 million to help Laos reduce poverty and achieve the targets set in the National Socio-Economic Plan. A grant agreement for the funding was signed recently by the Director of Cooperation for the Mekong Region of the Swiss Agency for ...

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