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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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