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H.E. Mai Sayavongs presents his credentials to the Governor General of Canada.

His Excellency Mai Sayavongs presented his credentials to His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, General Governor of Canada on January 26, 2016, accrediting him as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to Canada with residence in Washington, D.C....

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Laos Marks 40 Years of National Pride
  All Lao hearts were beating with national pride following the spectacular celebrations in the capital on December 2, 2015 to mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the Lao PDR.
The sound of music rang out around That Luang esplanade, motivating the spectators to concentratetheir eyes on 48 inspiring parades featuring over 15,000 marchers from all sections of Lao society.
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The Lao Embassy in Washington, D.C. Hosts a Reception to Celebrate the 40th Founding Anniversary of the Lao People's Democratic Republic

The Embassy of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United States of America, Canada and Mexico hosted a reception on Friday, December 4, 2015 to celebrate the 40th Founding Anniversary of the Lao People's Democratic Republic....

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High-Level Meeting Strengthens Lao, Bulgarian Cooperation
  Laos and Bulgaria have vowed to continue exchange visits of delegates to discuss economic, trade, education, investment and tourism cooperation between the two countries.
The proposal was raised during a bilateral meeting between high-ranking officials from the two countries yesterday in Vientiane led by the deputy heads of state.
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12th High-Level Round Table Meeting Takes Place in Vientiane


The government and its development partners have endorsed a new ten-year framework for development cooperation in Laos with the “Vientiane Partnership Declaration” signed yesterday.

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President Choummaly Addresses UN Sustainable Development Summit

His Excellency  Choummaly Sayasone, President of the Lao PDR on Saturday gave an address at the UN sustainable development summit along with the 193 member states of the United Nations.
At the summit last week, member states of the UN approved new development goals to be achieved by 2030 including ending hunger, achieving food security and ...
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His Excellency Mai Sayavongs Presents His Credentials to U.S. President
  His Excellency Ambassador Mai Sayavongs presented his credentials to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States of America on August 3, 2015.

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Wife of U.S. Vice President Visits Laos

Dr. Jill Biden, the wife of the Vice President of the United States Joe Biden, visited Laos from July 21-22. She was accompanied by Catherine Russell, the U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues. During their visit, they discussed educational opportunities for women and girls and highlighted the growing partnership between the United States and Laos. 

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Laos appoints new Ambassador to U.S.

President Choummaly Sayasone recently appointed Mr. Mai Sayavongs to be new Lao Ambassador to the United States of America.  Based in Washington D.C., the Lao Embassy is also responsible for the country's diplomatic missions in Canada and Mexico.

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U.S. Under Secretary of State Visited Laos

(KPL) U.S. Under Secretary of State for Management Patrick F. Kennedy visited Laos from December 4 - 6, 2014 to participate in the opening of the new Embassy building of the United States in Vientiane, as well as to meet with senior Lao government officials. 

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Lao PDR, Republic of Korea Korea Strengthen Bilateral Cooperation in Busan
Leaders of Lao People’s Democratic Republic and the Republic of Korea (ROK) held a bilateral meeting in Busan on December 11, 2014 to review fields of cooperation and discuss ways to further strengthen friendly relations

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President Choummaly Sayasone attended the 22nd APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Beijing

H.E. Mr. Choummaly Sayasone, President of the Lao PDR led a high-level Lao delegation to attend the summit in Beijing where he met with his Chinese counterpart and leaders from across the region. The meeting took place from 10 -11 November 2014.

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