August 23rd 2019, Lao Foreign Minister Mr. Saleumxay KOMMASITH received a courtesy call from Outgoing Ambassador to Lao PDR Mr. Kikhail V. Baranov as the end of his diplomatic mission in Laos.
August 19th, 2019, Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Saleumxay KOMMASITH received a courtesy call from Outgoing Ambassador of Japan to Lao PDR Mr. Takeshi Hikihara as the end of his diplomatic mission in Laos, since he presented his credentials in February 2016.
Foreign Minister Mr. Saleumxay KOMMASITH, on behalf of the government of Lao PDR presented a Certificate of Friendship and Medal to Ambassador Takeshi Hikihara, for outstanding support and contribution to strengthening various fields of cooperation between the two countries Lao-Japan.
On 6 August 2019 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Lao PDR, H.E. Saleumxay KOMMASITH, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao PDR, presided over the Flag Hoisting Ceremony to commemorate the 52nd Anniversary of the Founding of ASEAN (8 August 1967-8 August 2019) and the 22nd Anniversary of the Lao PDR’s Accession to ASEAN (23 July 1997-23 July 2019) attended by Ministers of the three ASEAN community pillars, Deputy Ministers, Ambassadors of ASEAN Member States and Dialogue Partnersaccredited as well as representatives from international organizations accredited to Lao PDR, and official from line-agencies concerned.