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Laos’ First Employment Expo held

The Lao Employment Expo, the first of its kind, was launched Wednesday at Vientiane Center, Vientiane by the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare, the Ministry of Education and Sports and the Lao Federation of Trade Unions.

The event aims to provide opportunities for the unemployed, new graduates and businesses affected by Covid-19 pandemic.

Scheduled for Mar 16-20, the expo was opened in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Kikeo Khaikhamphitoun, Minister of Labor and Social Welfare Baykham Khatthiya, Minister of Education and Sports Phout Simmalavong.

Almost 70 entrepreneurs, employment agencies, companies representing furniture, processing industry, financial and banking industry and other sectors from across the country are represented at the expo.

Seminars and exchange events on the development of labour skills much needed by the labour market, application preparation, employment-related policies, labour protection, digitalization for education and human resource development, and other topics are also held on the sidelines of the exhibition.

Source: Lao News Agency