Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith atteded to the roundtable meeting Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith arrived to the meeting place
Family Photo of ASEM Leaders
Mr. Donald Tusk, President of the European Council (Left) and Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission (Right)
The bilateral meeting with Ms Helga Maria Schmid, Secretary General of European External Action Service
The bilateral meeting with Ms Marise Payne, Foreign Minister of Australia
The Bilateral meeting with Mr.Péter Szijjártó, Foreign Minister of Hungary
On October 18-19, 2018, Mr.Saleumxay Kommasith, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lao PDR,attended the 12th Asia- Europe Meeting (ASEM12) in Brussels, Belgium under the theme “Global Partners for Global Challenges”
On October 11-12, 2018, Mr. Thongloun Sisoulith, Prime Minister of Lao PDR attended the meeting between ASEAN leaders and Managing Director of Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF), President of World Bank (WB) and United Nations Secretary General in Bali, Indonesia. Themed “Achieve Sustainable Development Goals and Narrow Development Gap through Regional and International Cooperation”. The meeting was co-chaired by Indonesian President Joko Widodo andSingaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
The meeting discussed about significant issues related to economic-finance stabilization, ways and measures needed for boosting economic growth in ASEAN and cooperation to achieve 2030 Agenda for sustainable development.
ASEAN leaders have emphasized the role of IMF and the World Bank and the United Nations in helping ASEAN members to address challenges and create favorable conditions for economic growthin order to narrow the development gap among ASEAN member states.
On this occasion, Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith reaffirmed, at the meeting, the implementation of the Lao PDR’s obligations to regional and international organizations as well as its efforts to stabilizemacro economy, promote trade and investment to ensure its regional and international integration.
On October 9, 2018, Mr. Thongloun Sisoulith, Prime Minister of the Lao PDR lead the Lao delegation to attend the 10th Mekong-Japan Summi in Tokyo together with the leaders of Japan and five Southeast Asian nations along the Mekong River.