Lao PM to attend WEF ASEAN 2018 in Vietnam
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisulith will lead a Lao delegation to the World Economic Forum on ASEAN 2018 (WEF ASEAN) to be held in Hanoi from next Tuesday, said Laos' Pasaxon newspaper on Friday.
The newspaper said that WEF ASEAN is an annual meeting that draws the participation of high-ranking government leaders, global entrepreneurs, policymakers in the industrial sector, and representatives of international organizations as well as world leading experts.
WEF ASEAN 2018 will discuss ideas and visions on the theme of ASEAN 4.0: Entrepreneurship and the Fourth Industrial Revolution, and cooperation between the State and private sectors in socio-economic development in the region and the world at large. According to the newspaper, the Lao PM will meet his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc and other leaders of the host country. He will also hold meetings with the President of the WEF and representatives of several international companies investing in Laos.