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NA Ethnic Affairs Committee opens plenary meeting

On Oct 20, the Ethnic Affairs Committee of the National Assembly’s 9th legislature held its plenary meeting under the presidency of the Chairman of the Committee Khamchan Sotapaseuth in the presence of Vice President of the National Assembly in charge of ethnic affairs Souvone Leuangbounmy.

The meeting also saw the presence of President of the Social and Cultural Committee of the National Assembly Thongbay Sayasane, and representatives of relevant sectors.

Delivering a report at the meeting, Vice President of the Ethnicity Affairs Committee Thasakaphone Chanthamath said that the Ethnicity Affairs Committee attached importance to the ideological work of civil servants using various means and the gasping of key documents of the National Assembly and the provincial people’s council.

She noted that over the past one year, the Ethnic Affairs Committee in cooperation with relevant authorites has met eligible voters and disseminate to them the results of the inaugural meetings of the sixth legislature of the National Assembly and the 2nd legislature of the provincial people’s council.

Along with the monitoring of the implementation of the constitution, laws, sub-law instruments, the socio-economic development plan of the government, the committee has attached importance to the preservation of traditional customs of ethnic minorities and the solving of social ills.

Source: Lao News Agency