The Lao Red Cross Society, the National Regulatory Authority for UXO/Mine Action Sector in Lao PDR (NRA), the National Commission for Mothers and Children Secretariat, and the Lao National Commission for the Advancement of Women have been transferred to new sectors.
The Lao Red Cross Soceity and the NRA are now under the umbrella of the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, while the National Commission for Mothers and Children Secretariat and the Lao National Commission for the Advancement of Women are under the Lao Women’s Union.
The four bodies were previously under the supervision of the Prime Minister’s Office.
A ceremony to mark the handover of the four organizations from the former to new umbrella organizations was held at the Prime Minister’s Office in Vientiane on November 11 in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Sonexay Siphandone, Minister and Head of the Prime Minister’s Office Mr Phet Phomphiphak, and relevant officials.
Source: Lao News Agency