ASEAN Sec-Gen Visit
July 10, 2007
Yong on an anniversary tour
Deputy Prime Minister Dr Thongloun Sisoulith, on July 6 received a courtesy visit of Asean Secretary General Mr Ong Keng Yong. Mr Ong is here to attend the learning activities about Asean, in anticipation of the 40th anniversary of the Asean establishment and the 10th anniversary of Laos’ membership in Asean.
Dr Thongloun, who is also Minister of Foreign Affairs expressed congratulations and highly valued the visit of the Asean Secretary General and expressed thanks to the Secretary General for his mobilisation of support and assistance from the original Asean members to the new Asean members and from Asean dialogue partners for new Asean member countries, especially the Lao PDR.
Dr Thongloun said he was convinced that the Secretary General would further promote the cooperation and assistance among Asean countries. KPL