Wed. Feb 28th, 2024

Lao Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Thongloun
Sisoulith has met Thai Premier Yingluck Shinawatra to discuss trade
cooperation and infrastructure projects.

Yingluck
welcomed Deputy PM Thongloun at the Government House and congratulated
Laos on the two countries’ meeting on trade cooperation and
infrastructure projects, especially ones connecting the two neighbours,
such as the Thai-Laos Friendship bridges.

The
Thai Premier told the Lao guest that the Thai government is ready to
support investors who are keen on investing in Laos , with the focus on
green businesses. She said she hoped Laos will do the same thing.

Yingluck
also invited the Lao Deputy PM to join the 2nd Asia-Pacific Joint
Conference, which will be held in Chiang Mai in May.

Meanwhile,
Thongloun complimented the Thai government on its effort to connect
with Laos , helping two-way trade increase to 5 billion USD a year. He
also said that Laos is willing to work with Thailand in every aspect to
move both countries forward.-VNA

By vivian