(KPL) The Lanxang Cultural Park Development Co. LTD organized on August 9 a groundbreaking ceremony for Lanxang Cultural Park, an 80-million-dollar project.

The development project is located at Dongsang Hin village, Saythany district, Vientiane Capital. It has been designed to be a natural and cultural tourist attraction. 

The groundbreaking ceremony was held in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Sonexay Syphandone, Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Bosengkham Vongdara and representatives of relevant authorities.

The construction of the park is expected to take about 9 years, divided into three different phases.

Inside the project area, there will be a play zone, an aquatic garden, a cultural park, a botanic garden, a zoo, a commercial and hotel zone, and a residential development area, among others.

“This project has been initiated through the cooperation between public and private developers namely the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, and Oceano Limited,” said Mr. Khonekham Inthavong, President of the Lanxang Cultural Park Development Co. LTD.