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24 October 2019

Lao delegation attends Indonesian president’s swearing-in ceremony

 
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The Australian government has provided more than 25 billion kip (AUD4.2 million) to improve equitable access and use of safe sanitation and hygiene in Savannakhet province. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed recently between the Head of Savannakhet province’s Health Department, Dr Bongsouvanh Phanthavong, and
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Sinxay Secondary School and Sanaphon Primary School joined others from across the region to receive an Asean Eco-School Award at a recent ceremony held in Siem Reap, Cambodia. This was the third biennial Asean Eco-School Award ceremony to be held, to highlight schools showing leadership and taking action to promote environmental awareness in every aspect of education and
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- Lao delegation attends Indonesian president’s swearing-in ceremony
Minister of Foreign Affairs Saleumxay Kommasith last weekend led a Lao delegation to attend the oath of office ceremony of Indonesian President Joko Widodo, who was sworn in for a final term in the post. Mr Saleumxay attended the event as a special envoy of Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith at the
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