Lao Morning News For June 20

Lao Morning News For June 20

Lao PDR morning newsPM highlights significance of connectivity for regional ties
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has reaffirmed that regional connectivity will be realised after the completion of railways linking China to Asean member nations.
Vientiane Times

Vietnamese Vice President Begins Visit To Laos
Vietnamese Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh arrived in Vientiane on Tuesday for a four-day visit to the Lao PDR in response to the invitation of her host counterpart Phankham Viphavanh.
Lao News Agency 

NA debates draft law on central bank
The duties and structure of the Bank of the Lao PDR’s executive board were at the centre of debate at the National Assembly (NA) yesterday, with the aim of strengthening the bank’s management and preventing illegal financial activities.
Vientiane Times  

EU and Laos advanced in Voluntary Partnership Agreement
The European Union (EU) and Laos have held their second round of face-to-face negotiations on a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT), the European External Action Service (EEAS) reported.

Laos appreciates China’s support in youth work
A Lao Youth Union leader said on Tuesday that the Lao side appreciates China’s support in its youth work.
Xinhua Net 

Students sitting upper secondary exams up almost 7 percent
The number of Grade 7 students sitting upper secondary level exams throughout the country increased from 62,254 last year to 66,586 this year, according to official reports.
Vientiane Times 

China helps Laos in training of economic development planning
The 2018 Laos’ National Economic Development Planning and Strategy Training Workshop was opened here on Tuesday.
Xinhua Net 


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