MEA Sushma Swaraj to co-chair 9th Meeting of India-Lao PDR Joint Commission on Bilateral Co-operation

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will today co-chair the 9th Meeting of India-Lao PDR Joint Commission on Bilateral Co-operation with her counterpart Saleumxay Kommasith in Vientiane today.

External Affairs Ministry said, the two sides will review the entire gamut of bilateral relations covering areas of Defence, Agriculture, Trade and Investment, Science and IT, Energy and Mining among others.

The Minister will also call on the Prime Minister of Lao PDR Thongloun Sisoulith.

Mrs Swaraj attended an Indian community event held at Vientiane after arriving in Lao PDR last evening.

MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in a tweet that Mrs Swaraj appreciated the role of the Indian community in acting as a bridge to strengthen India-Lao PDR relations.

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