(KPL) A sixth-day of trade fair with aim to promote the visit Lao Year 2018 was opened at the ITECC in Vientiane Capital yesterday, drawing more than 100 booths from local companies.
The opening ceremony was attended by Head of Information, Culture and Tourism of Vientiane, Mr Khampadit Khemmanith, and Head of Vientiane Industry and Commerce Department, Mr Berlin Phetchantharath.
Mr Khampadit said that the trade fair is part of effort to promote local products for domestic and foreign tourists.
The trade fair also gave an opportunity for business entrepreneurs, hotels, restaurants and tour companies are able to link with the quality Lao products and can serve the tourists.
The goods have being displayed in the fair including silk, cotton, cosmetic, woodcarvings and non-timer forest products, handicraft products, food, consumer goods and others, the President of the TNK Company, Mr Thanousone Keoviengkham has said.
He said the trade fair also aims to help promoting Lao products and job creation for Lao people and raise their income from the tourism sector.
During the fair, the participants can also enjoy many activities at the event such as puzzle about the tourist sites in Laos for tickets for visiting the tourist sites and a gift from Lao Airline and hotels, a drawing competition entitled Beautiful of Laos and an entertainment performance in every night.
Source: Lao News Agency