The 38th Meeting of ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) was held on 20-23 February 2024, in Vientiane, Lao PDR under the chairmanship of Ambassador Yong Chanthalangsy, Representative of the Lao PDR to AICHR, also the Chair of AICHR in 2024. AICHR Representatives/Alternate Representatives of AICHR, ASEAN Secretariat, including Timor-Leste as an observer attended the Meeting. This Meeting was the first one of the series under the chairmanship of the Lao PDR in 2024.
February, 08th 2024 at the Palais grand-ducal, Luxembourg, Mr. Kingphokeo PHOMMAHAXAY presented the Letter of Credentials to His Royal Highness Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg to serve as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
To further enhance diplomatic relations with all friendly nations, particularly to promote friendly ties and cooperation between the Lao PDR and the Republic of Botswana, the Joint Communique on the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the Lao People’s Democratic Republic and the Republic of Botswana was signed on 11 December 2023. In the ceremony took place in New York, the two countries were represented by Ambassador Anouparb Vongnorkeo, Permanent Representative of the Lao PDR to the United Nations and the Honorable Dr. Lemogang Kwape, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Botswana, witnessed by the diplomats from both sides.