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Officials from the Ministry of Health posed for a group photo at the opening ceremony of Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) development for the nursing licence examination workshop on Tuesday in Vientiane.  The workshop will run for four days and health workers, teachers in  the Health Sciences University  will attend the workshop. Speaking at the event, Director of the Health Education Department under the Ministry of Health, Dr Phasouk Vongvichit said that “the workshop is important for teachers and board members of nursing as it is allow all participants to discuss and brain storm for necessary additional questions, in order to ensure the standard of nursing in Laos.” The workshop was held by the Department of Health Education with support from the Seoul Project represented by Dr Lee Jong-wook.

Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Office hosted the Korea Scholarship Fair-2021 in Vientiane last week to promote its KOICA Scholarship Programme. The scholarship offers 25 seats for the master’s programme and two seats for the doctorate programme to Lao government officials for the current academic year.

Director General of the Heritage Department, Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, President of the Lao Writer’s Association Mr Thongbay Phothisane and Director of China Radio International Bureau in Laos Ms Mo Xiaoling on Tuesday gathered to present some literature textbooks that feature Lao and Chinese language to the Director of the National Library Ms Khanthamaly Yangnouvong and also to the provincial library. This occasion marks the 60th anniversy of Lao-Chinese friendship and the diplomatic relationship of two the countries.                          --Photo Pathedlao     

President of the Lao Red Cross Mr Khamhoung Heuangvongsy, representatives of Champassak province, officials from Red Cross and Champassak provincial Red Cross  on Tuesday met to discuss the blood donation in the province. Five years ago (from 2016 to 2020) the provincial red cross got 15.142 sacks of blood, but the province’s target need 18.500, and the province would keep on working hard to meet the target. --Photo Lao Red Cross

Officials and the programmes sponser join invited guests at the launching ceremony of the income support programme to assist workers in the garment sector in response to Covid-19 in Vientiane on Tuesday. The programme was funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development worth US$1.8 million which has been developed with technical support from the International Labour Organisation.


A representative from the federal ministry of economic cooperation and development, on March 2 presents US$147,400 to the National chamber of Commerce and Industry. The money will be used for the procurement of COVID-19 prevention equipment and other associated necessities and training for 50 garment factories in Laos. --Photo Khanthavy Phimmasone

Government officials and other participants recently pose for a photo with Deputy Director-General of the Department of Hygiene and Health Promotion under the ministry of health, Dr Onechane Keosavane after the Award Ceremony for the Winners of the Design logo Contest for Food and Beverage with Vitamins and Minerals (food fortification).

The Asia Vehicle Rental Co., Ltd recently plants trees at the Sikhottabong Park, Sikhotta-bong district, Vientiane for greener environment on the occasion of the 28th anniversary of their business. The Operation’s Manager of the Asia Vehicle Rental Co. Ltd, Mrs Ca-tarina Damasceno (second left) together with Deputy Director of the Vientiane City Office for Management and Service Mr Bounpakob Phonharath (second right) and colleagues plant 28 trees (Mai Doi-Mai Tae Ka) at the park. The Asia Vehicle Rental Co., Ltd (AVIS-Budget) has been established in Laos since 1993, the company promises to carry on to further help the green environment in Laos.


















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