Lao Morning News For March 30

Lao Morning News For March 30

Lao PDR morning newsMekong River level drops to lowest in a year in Bueng Kan
The water level of the Mekong River in Bueng Kan has reached its lowest point in a year’s time, affecting transport boats and ferries traveling between Thailand and Lao.
—  NNT

Agriculture sector reviews key rice, forestry programmes
The Sector Working Group on Agriculture and Rural Development met in Vientiane yesterday to consider key elements of the government’s plans for sustainable economic growth and protection of forests, as well as taking stock of progress over the past year.
Vientiane Times 

Lao Telecom Signs Deal With World Trade Center On Integrated Telecommunication Service
Lao Telecom signed an agreement with Lao International Development on Wednesday to provide to an integrated telecommunication service at World Trade Center, a mega project of infrastructure development in Laos.
Lao News Agency 

Inland container depot opens in northern Laos to facilitate trade with China
A Lao company has officially opened an inland container depot (ICD) at the Boten Specific Economic Zone (SEZ) in Laos’ northern province of Luang Namtha.
Global Times

Singapore Supports To Improve English Language
The Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs funded a two-week training course on “English Language for Business Communications” for 26 Lao government officials from 12 to 23 March 2018.
Lao News Agency

UXO officials hopeful of significant munitions clearance this year
The National Regulatory Authority (NRA) for the UXO/Mine Action sector in Laos will continue to survey land that has the potential for development.
Vientiane Times 

Foreign Minister Receives Assistant Foreign Minister of Kuwait
Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith received on Mar 26 Assistant Foreign Minister of Kuwait Ali Sulaiman Al-Saeed in Vientiane as the latter was on a working visit to Laos to participate in a political meeting between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Laos and Kuwait in Vientiane from 25 to 27 March 2018.
Lao News Agency 

Blood Donation Remains Highly Needed
People are highly encouraged to give blood to ease rising blood demand for medical purposes in the Lao society.
Lao News Agency 


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