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Second Annual Laos-focused “Indo-Pacific Business Forum” Co-Hosted by U.S. and LNCCI

Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR, October 29 — For the second consecutive year, the United States, in partnership with the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) and Ministry of Industry and Commerce, convened a Lao-specific forum in parallel with the Indo-Pacific Business Forum taking place in India.  The half-day virtual event was co-chaired by ...
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U.S. Supports the Lao Bar Association to Increase Free Legal Access for Vulnerable Populations

Vientiane Capital — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) provided a grant LAK 525,164,000 (or equivalent to $54,768.98 USD) to the Lao Bar Association (LBA) at the Vientiane Capital Court on October 28.  USAID Country Representative to Laos Mr. Michael Ronning and officials from the Ministry of Justice witnessed the signing of the ...
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U.S. Launches New Project with the National University of Laos to Build Organizational Capacity

Vientiane Capital — Continuing the United States’ support to the Lao PDR in strengthening academic institutions, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Education and Sport (MOES) launched the new “Study and Modeling of Management Capacity and System Strengthening Project” at a ceremony in Vientiane on October 21, 2021. Vice Minister ...
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U.S. Provides Food and Hygiene Supplies to Quarantine Centers in Khammouane and Savannakhet

On September 28, 2021, the United States donated food and hygiene packages valued at over $100,000 USD to the Provincial Emergency Operations Committees in Khammouane and Savannakhet provinces.  The supplies, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through Save the Children in Laos, will be distributed to quarantine centers to support returning migrants in ...
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United States Hands Over Center of Nutrition Building to Lao PDR

Vientiane, LAO PDR – On September 16, 2021, U.S. Ambassador to Laos Dr. Peter M. Haymond handed over new facilities and training spaces to Minister of Health Dr. Bounfeng Phoummalaysith at the Ministry of Health’s Center of Nutrition as part of the United States’ Lao-American Nutrition Initiative (LANI). The ceremony took place with officials from ...
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