Lao Morning News Roundup February 20

Lao Morning News Roundup February 20
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Vietnam, Laos promote people-to-people exchanges

Vice President of Laos Phankham Viphavan and Head of the Lao Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations Sounthone Sayachak made the remarks at separate receptions for Chairman of the Vietnam – Laos Friendship Association Tran Van Tuy in Vientiane on Frebuary 17.

VN, Cambodia state banks foster ties
Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV), Lê Minh Hưng, and Governor of the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC), Chea Chanto, have agreed to step up co-operation between the two banks.
— Viet Nam News

Ministry needs to strive further in cooperation efforts
Despite the significant achievements which have been made in international cooperation, the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism needs to exert greater efforts in furthering its diplomatic endeavours.
— Vientiane Times

Annual elephant festival raises awareness on conservation
The 11th annual elephant festival in Xayaboury province opened for a parade of some 68 pachyderms at the provincial central stadium last Saturday morning.
— Vientiane Times



Feature photo: John Le Fevre

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