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DPM Saleumxay receives German delegation

Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs Saleumxay Kommasith on Sept 29 received a courtesy visit from the State Secretary State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany, Mr Jochen Flasbarth and his delegations during his working visit in Laos.

DPM Saleumxay expressed his welcome and highly appreciated to the German delegation paying an official visit and working visit Laos as an important contribution to enhance the existing friendship and good cooperation between the Laos and Germany.
German government has pledged to continue providing assistance in many sectors including human resource development, vocational education, rural development, sustainable economic development, environmental protection, infrastructure development and small and medium enterprises, to Laos. This contributes significantly to the socio-economic development plan of the Lao PDR as well as the improvement of the living conditions of the Lao people.
He also expressed thanks to the German government and people of Germany providing assistance to Laos so far and hoped the German government will continue to help Lao PDR in the future.
In reply, Jochen Flasbarth also expressed thanks for a warm welcome and congratulated Saleumxay who has been elected as new Deputy Prime Minister of the Lao PDR.

Source: Lao News Agency