Lao Morning News For May 21

Lao Morning News For May 21

Lao PDR morning newsWorld Bank approves upgrade of key arterial road
The World Bank has approved a project that aims to improve National Road No. 13 as part of efforts to create better conditions for people living along and using this primary corridor.
Vientiane Times 

Laos calls for joint effort to overcome global inequality
Laos has joined the international community in calling for a united effort to address inequality across the globe in pursuit of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Vientiane Times 

Lao Leaders Express Condolences Over Plane Crash In Cuba
President Bounnhang Vorachit and Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith on May 19 sent a message of condolences to President of the Council of State and the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Cuba Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez.
Lao News Agency 

Laos to make agriculture more productive and profitable, with World Bank support
More than 140,000 people will benefit from efforts to make rice, maize, and vegetables more productive and profitable, through the Lao PDR Agriculture Competitiveness Project.
Vientiane Times 

Vang Vieng, Laos: From party capital to eco-adventure paradise
Like the spine of a sleeping dragon, dramatic limestone mountains rise above the luscious paddy fields of central Laos.
CNN Travel

Huaphan marks Visit Laos Year, city pillar’s 10th anniversary
Thousands of visitors crammed the provincial capital on Friday to enjoy the colourful activities organised to officially launch Visit Laos Year in Huaphan province.
Vientiane Times 


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