A Hydropower Firm, Golfers Raise Funds For Attapeu | Lao Tribune

A Hydropower Firm, Golfers Raise Funds For Attapeu

(KPL) The Theun-Hinboun Power Company (THPC) organized the annual Charity Golf Tournament on Jan 26 at Vientiane’s Long Vien Golf Club to raise funds for people affected by last year’s flooding in Attapeu.

On behalf of THPC’s shareholders, EDL-Gen, SN Power and GMS International, Dr Daovong Phonekeo, who is the Chairman of THPC and Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Energy and Mines welcomed around 70 golfers to the charity competition.

THPC charged each participant one million kip. The money will be then handed over to support the ongoing relief efforts in Attapeu Province.

THPC has previously contributed 300 million kip to support disaster relief efforts in the province through the Ministry of Energy and Mines and the Disaster Victims Assistance Fund at the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare.

THPC operates the Theun-Hinboun Power and Nam Gnouang Powerhouse in Khammuan and Borikhamxay Provinces., with a combined generation capacity of 520 megawatts.

Source: Lao News Agency