In responded to an invitation from H.E.Mr. Saleumxay KOMMASITH, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lao PDR, H.E.Mr. Dionisio da Costa Babo Soares, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste led his delegation paid his first official visit to Lao PDR between June 5-8th, 2019, since he was promoted as the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, to strengthen the friendship and cooperation between the Lao PDR and Timor-Leste.
With the consent and at the invitation of the Government of Lao PDR (GoL), the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Mr. Philip Alston, visited Lao PDR on 18-28 March 2019. The objective of this visit was to assess and identify the poverty level that remains in the country, its causes and the way forward that can be recommended to the GoL, as well as the success and challenges of the promotion and protection of human rights of the people who still live in poverty.
The annual meeting of the National Steering Committee on implementing the Sustainable Development Goals in Lao PDR until 2030, 11 June 2019 at the International Cooperation and Training Center, Vientiane, Lao PDR.