On 28 November 2018, at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Lao PDR, Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith received courtesy calls from newly appointed foreign ambassadors to Lao PDR. Firstly, Mr. Ri Yong Chol, Ambassador of Democratic People's Republic of Korea, followed by Mr. Jiang Zaidong, Ambassador of People's Republic of China and Ms. Florence JEANBLANC-RISLER, Ambassador of Republic of France.
On 26 November 2018, at Presidential Palace, Members of the diplomatic corps in Laos gathered to express their best wishes to Lao leaders and people on the occasion of the 43rd anniversary of the founding of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic and the upcoming New Year 2019.
The 9th meeting of the Laos-India Cooperation Commission was held in Vientiane Capital on 23 November 2018. The meeting was co-chaired by Mr. Saleumxay Kommasith, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao PDR and his Indian counterpart Ms Sushma Swaraj.