Governance Politics

FM attends 11th Mekong-RoK Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith attended the 11th Mekong-RoK Foreign Ministers’ Meeting through a video conference on Sep 8.

Co-chaired by Cambodian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea Chung Eui-yong, the meeting was also attended by foreign ministers from other Mekong countries namely Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.

The meeting reviewed the cooperation among member countries under the Mekong-RoK framework over the past 10 years with a focus placed on the implementation of projects and programmes under the three pillars of cooperation (people, prosperity and peace) and seven priority areas of culture and tourism, human resource development, agriculture and rural development, basic infrastructure development, ICT, environment and new challenges.

The ministers reviewed the implementation of the agreements made at the 10th Mekong-RoK Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, and the 2nd Mekong-RoK Summit in 2020.

Source: Lao News Agency