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Japan’s ambassador awarded Friendship Medal

The government of Laos has awarded a Friendship Medal to the outgoing Ambassador of Japan to the Lao PDR Takewaka Keizo in recognition of his contribution to promoting the socio-economic development in Laos and strengthening the cooperation and relations between Laos and Japan.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Saleumxay Kommasith on behalf of the government of the Lao PDR presented the medal to Ambassador Takewaka Keizo on Oct 28, when receiving his farewell visit.

Mr. Saleumxay Kommasith expressed his appreciation for the ambassador’s contribution to enhancing the relations between the two countries and expressed his sincere gratitude for Japan’s assistance in supporting prevention and control measures against COVID-19 in Laos through providing medical equipment and Covid-19 vaccines.

Source: Lao News Agency