Lao Ministry of Foreign Affairs has officially launched its Asean chair’s logo, website, and theme for 2024, according to Lao National Radio.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Saleamxay Kommasith chaired the ceremony with all concerned ministries and agencies in preparation for the incoming Asean chair, which will commence on January 1, 2024. The 44th and 45th Asean-related summits would be held back to back in October.
The theme, “Asean: Enhancing Connectivity and Resilience,” reflects the Asean chair’s desire to promote and deepen the bloc’s cooperation in all areas of connectivity. More specifically, during the Lao chair, top priorities would be placed on enhancing infrastructure connectivity, narrowing de elopement gap, and promoting greater economic integration and people-to-people exchanges.
As far as external relations are concerned, Vientiane will further…