The 27th World Economic Forum on ASEAN held in Hanoi, Vietnam on September 12, 2018. The event is themed “ASEAN 4.0: Entrepreneurship and the Fourth Industrial Revolution”
The Opening remarks were given by H.E. Nguyen Xuan Phuc , Prime minister of Vietnam and Professor Klaus Schwab, founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum.
PM Thongloun Sisoulith raised challenges and opportunities, amid era of industry 4.0 revolutionthat Laos and other ASEAN members are facing, as well as the country’s preparation for handling such challenges over years to come.
On the sidelines of the meeting, Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister of Sri Lanka; with Executive Chairman of World Economic Forum and also attended an informal meeting between the world and ASEAN economic leaders.
He also joined leaders of Mekong countries in a forum themed “A New Vision for the Mekong Region” to exchange points of view onsocio-economic development cooperation in the Mekong regionamid 4.0 revolution.