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Royal Thai Embassy in Vientiane hosted a reception on Monday to commemorate the Birthday Anniversary of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great, the National of the Kingdom of Thailand and Thailand’s Father’s Day.
Over 500 guests including Minister of Public Works and Transport Mr Viengsavath Siphandone, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Thongphane Savanphet, Minister of Energy and Mines Dr Daovong Phonekeo, Head of the Party Central Committee’s External Relations Committee Mr Thongsavanh Phomvihane and senior officials attended the reception.
Chargé d’ Affaires a.i., Royal Thai Embassy in Vientiane Ms Jirusaya Birananda delivered her welcoming remarks by addressing on the very close and cordial ties between Thailand and Laos as Lao Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh once described the special relations between Thailand and Laos as “eating rice from the same field, and eating fish from the same pond” that reflects a sense of family bond and unbreakable friendship as well as mutual support and cooperation.

Staff from northern, central and southern branches of the Supreme People's Prosecutor Office gather at the start of a two-day meeting to discuss the inspection and monitoring of wildlife crime and prosecution. Chief prosecutors from all 18 provinces in Laos are attending the meeting which is part of the 'Cooperative ACTION to Combat Wildlife Crime in Laos (CoACTION-WC) Project'. The project is funded by the US Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, the European Union, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ), and the Wildlife Conservation Society.

President Thongloun Sisoulith, Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh and current and past Assembly members on Monday stand for the national anthem at the opening of the 4th ordinary session of the 9th legislature of the National Assembly, which is taking place from December 5-30. President of the National Assembly, Mr Xaysomphone Phomvihane, on Monday addresses the opening of the 4th ordinary session of the legislative body.

Laos-China Railway Co., Ltd. staff on Thursday take a group of children and teachers from Nongping primary school in Chanthabouly district on a train trip from Vientiane to Boten in Luang Namtha province to celebrate the 47th anniversary of the establishment of the Lao PDR and the first anniversary of the operation of the railway.                                                                           --Photo Lao National Radio

The Annual Evaluation Meeting for four agricultural cooperative projects run by the Korea Programme on International Agriculture (KOPIA) Centre in Laos and the National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute (NAFRI) takes place at the NAFRI Meeting Hall on November 30. The 30 participants included project investigators, NAFRI researchers and KOPIA Centre staff as well as the Project Steering Committee Members as an evaluator.

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