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U.S. Bolsters Support to Lao Government to Combat Narcotics, Promote Rule of Law

VIENTIANE, LAO PDR – A senior U.S. official reinforced the United States government’s support to the Lao PDR as the two countries work together to counter illegal narcotics and transnational crime. During her two-day visit to Laos, International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Assistant Secretary Kirsten D. Madison met with Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith, ...
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Diplomatic, Business Community, and Civil Society Mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia

VIENTIANE, LAO PDR: On May 17, 2019 members of the international diplomatic corps, business community and civil society met to mark the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOT) at the Australian Embassy in Vientiane. Representatives from the Office of the Embassy of Canada, the Australian Embassy, the British Embassy, the Delegation of the ...
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The U.S. and Lao PDR Cooperate to Improve Well-being and Self-reliance of Persons with Disabilities

VIENTIANE, LAO PDR – The United States continues to play a leading role in helping to improve the well-being of people with disabilities in Laos. On May 16, 2019 in Vientiane, the Lao PDR and World Education Laos signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to expand programs, which will increase the self-reliance of people with ...
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United States and Laos Partner for Sustainable Health Security

VIENTIANE, Lao PDR – On May 2-3, 2019, Dr. Robert Pope, Director, Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR), Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), met with counterparts in the Lao government and military, as well as representatives of the World Health Organization (WHO), to review the positive results from U.S.-Lao cooperative health security programs. Dr. Pope discussed the ...
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