Wednesday, 11 February 2009

Laos-Cambodia further co-operation on tourism

MCOT English News

LAOS, Feb 11 (KPL) - A consultation meeting to boost the tourism co-operation between Laos and Cambodia was held last week at the grand hotel in Champassak province.

The meeting was co-chaired by Mr. Somphong Mongkhouvilay, Minister to the Prime Minister’s Office and Chairman of Lao Tourism Authority and Dr. Thongkon, Minister of Tourism of Cambodia.

The meeting has discussed and reviewed the co-operation made by two sides in the past one year and signed a MoU to further their co-operation in the future. Mr. Somphong Mongkhounvilay disclosed that the meeting between Laos and Cambodia on tourism co-operation has stressed to increase their co-operation, provision of facilities for traveling and the exit and enter of the both countries.

Mr. Somphong added that the Cambodia side has agreed with Laos to use the road in Cambodia for traveling to Vietnam and the Cambodia will also take the Lao lesson on conservation tourism with the participation of community to elaborate in Cambodia.(KPL)

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