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Information, Culture and Tourism Minister receives Chinese guest

(KPL) Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Prof. Dr Bosengkham Vongdara met with the Director General of Guangdong Foreign Affairs Office, Mr. Fu Lang, in Vientiane Capital on 21 October.

Mr. Fu Lang was on his working visit to Laos between 20 and 22 October.

During talks, the host and the Chinese guest expressed their commitment to enhancing cooperation on culture and tourism between the two countries, especially between provinces located along their common border.

The discussion of the two sides also included the exchange of experiences and lessons on tourism services in Laos and Guangdong of China.

The minister told the guest that Laos had many sectors prepared to accommodate Chinese visitors such as accommodation operators, restaurants, and Chinese language was being taught to tour guides to ensure they can serve Chinese visitors.
Local authorities in the northern Laos have also installed direction signs with Chinese language to ensure the conveniences of Chinese people when they visit the northern provinces.

Chinese consulates have been also opened in some northern provinces to ensure the promotion of tourism and investment between Laos and Guangdong province of China.

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