Vientiane, 16 November 2021 – The Government of Lao PDR, represented by H.E. Mr. Saleumxay Kommasith, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the United Nations (UN), represented by Ms. Sara Sekkenes, UN Resident Coordinator to Lao PDR, officially signed the 2022-2026 Lao PDR-UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF).
The 14th Lao PDR-Australia Senior Officials’ Talks were held virtually on 26 July 2021. The talks were co-chaired by Vice Minister H.E. Thongphane Savanphet and First Assistant Secretaryfor the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Australia, Mr Ridwaan Jadwat.
The meeting was hosted by Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and was attended by the Lao PDR Ambassador to Australia, H.E. Sisavath Inphachanh and the Australian Ambassador to Lao PDR, H.E. Paul Kelly and representatives from relevant Ministries and agencies from both sides.