Vang Vieng Expressway will Officially Open on 20 December 2020
Authorities have confirmed that the Vientiane to Vang Vieng Expressway will be officially open for use on 20 December 2020.
According to a notice issued by the Prime Minister’s Office, the Vientiane to Vang Vieng expressway will officially open on 20 December, with toll-free travel on the road for three days.
The expressway was originally scheduled to open in time for Lao National Day on 2 December, however final works caused some delay. To make up for this, operators are now offering toll-free travel between 21 to 23 December.
over one million people have visited Vang Vieng over the last five years
over one million people have visited Vang Vieng over the last five years, including over 700,000 foreign tourists.
According to a report read at the 6th Party Conference of Vientiane Province, the number of visitors who traveled to Vang Vieng reached 1,107,525 people over the last five years, including 796,231 foreign visitors, which it has provided the district with an income of LAK 518 billion.
Virtual Signing Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnerships (RCEP)
On the morning of 15 November 2020, H.E Mr. Thongloun SISOULIT, Prime Minister of Lao PDR, led the Lao delegation to attend the 4th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Summit (virtual) under the chair of H.E Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Prime Minister of Vietnam.