25 June 2020

Ministry adopts ODA mobilisation strategy 2030


- NA’s session kicks off debating agenda to overcome difficulties 
The National Assembly (NA)’s 8th legislature on Wednesday kicked off its ninth ordinary session opening the floor for members of the parliament to debate agendas to address difficulties the country is facing, notably those caused by COVID-19 outbreak. In her opening remarks, NA President Mrs Pany Yathotou said Laos, like other countries in the region and around the world, is facing a new
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- Govt adjusts GDP growth target
The government has asked the National Assembly to approve its decision to lower the GDP target for 2020 after encountering difficulties in achieving the figure previously endorsed by lawmakers. Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith, on behalf of the government, made the request at the 9th session of the 8th Legislature of the National Assembly, which opened on June 24.
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- Ministry adopts ODA mobilisation strategy 2030
The Ministry of Planning and Investment has adopted the  Official Development Assistance (ODA) mobilisation strategy 2030. The move is aimed at defining the vision, direction, rules, and standards for fundraising, as well as the control and use of funds for the maximum benefit and sustainable development.
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