Lao leaders meet diplomatic corps ahead of National Day

Lao leaders meet diplomatic corps ahead of National Day

NDO/VNA – Lao Party General Secretary and President Bounnhang Volachith chaired a meeting with diplomatic corps in Vientiane on December 1 on the occasion of the country’s 42nd National Day (December 2).  (Dec 02, 2017)

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