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Representatives from Vientiane Agriculture and Forestry Department and its partners release 128,000 fish on Monday to mark National Day for Wildlife and Aquatic Animal Conservation (July 13). The event aims to bolster efforts to conserve indigenous fish and ensure food security in communities. This year, Vientiane expects to discharge 1 million fish into rivers. From 1994 to 2019, Vientiane released 30 million fish and aquatic animals.  --Photo Ounkham

Members of the local community conduct a handover ceremony for electrical equipment worth more than 24 million kip on July 12 to a primary and secondary school in Ta-oy district of Saravan province. --Photo Media Laos

The Vietnamese Consulate General in Luang Prabang province joins hands with the Vietnamese Association in Oudomxay province to hand over polished rice worth 14 million kip to residents in Xaymongkhoun village, Houn district of Oudomxay province recently.            --Photo Media Laos

Champassak provincial Information, Culture and Tourism Department cleans a cultural garden on July 11 to help mark the National Day for Wildlife and Aquatic Animal Conservation (July 13) and other important days. --Photo Champasak Radio station

The Hongsa Power Co Ltd last week provided 35,000 fish fingerlings for release in the rivers and lakes of Xayaboury province to mark the National Day for Wildlife and Aquatic Animal Conservation on July 13. The fish fingerling release ceremony was attended by the Managing Director of the Hongsa Power Co Ltd, Mr Kathayuth Chupoon, local officials, students and representatives of the company. On the occasion, 15,000 fish fingerlings were released into rivers in Hongsa district, 8,000 fish fingerlings were released into a river in Xienghon, and 12,000 fish fingerlings were released into a river in Ngeun district.

Officials of the Industry and Commerce office in Khamkeuth district, Borikhamxay province on Wednesday prepare to destroy expired goods worth more than 6.5 million kip confiscated from 58 local shops.    --Photo Media Laos

Local health authorities in Xepon district of Savannakhet province promote dengue fever control on Thursday. A report on dengue fever from January 1 to July 7 noted there were 75 cases recorded in five villages of the district.                --Photo Media Laos

The Women’s Union in Xekong province hands over 290 face masks to the provincial Education and Sports Department last Wednesday. Lao Women’s Union has produced the masks for the province’s health and other sectors, and the poor. --Photo Media Laos




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