FM Receives R. Korea’s Deputy Minister

(KPL) Minister of Foreign Affairs Saleumxay Kommasith on Jul 16 received a courtesy call from the Republic of Korea’s Deputy Minister for Political Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Yoon Soon-gu who is on a working visit to the Lao PDR (Jul 15-17).

The host minister spoke highly of the bilateral relations and cooperation between the two countries which have grown steadily since the establishment of the bilateral diplomatic relations of the two countries in 1995 as this has been reflected in the regular exchange of visits by officials at various levels of the two countries.

Foreign Minister Saleumxay also expressed sincere gratitude to the government and people of the Republic of Korea for their assistance to Laos to support its socio-economic development, as well as their relief aid for people victimized by natural disasters in Attapeu in late July 2018 and their support for restoration efforts in the southern province.  

In reply the Korean deputy minister expressed thanks to the government and people of the Lao PDR for their warm welcome and facilitation of his visit and working in the Lao PDR.

He also assured the host that he would continue to strengthen the relations and cooperation between Laos and the Republic of Korea.

KPL