The Puer authority has agreed to provide grants for the construction of a 200-bed Covid-19 quarantine centre in Phongsaly.
The construction to be conducted in Yod-u district, Phongsaly Province is expected to be completed within two months.
The financial grant was promised at a meeting between Phongsaly authority and Pu’er City authority in Phonsaly Province on Wednesday.
The meeting aimed to discuss prevention and control measures against Covid-19, especially along the Laos
The Chinese side also pledged to send medical team to help monitor and inspect the Covid-19 situation until the pandemic subsides, and provide Covid-19 vaccines to the northern province of Laos.
Phongsaly authority’s delegation to the meeting was led by Head of the Provincial Taskforce Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control Khamlek Chai-Isan as the Chinese side was headed by Vice Mayor of Jiangshan District Go Zhunhua.
Source: Lao News Agency