Lao-German Intergovernmental Consultations on Development Cooperation

Enlarge image On 31 October 2017 the Governments of Germany and Laos held consultation talks on the bilateral development cooperation portfolio in Vientiane. Participants included Vice Minister of Planning and Investment Dr. Kikeo Chantaboury, German Ambassador to Laos Mr. Jens Lütkenherm, and Ms. Anke Gaude from German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) to discuss the achievements, challenges and ways forward in Lao-German Development Cooperation. Both delegations highlighted the long-standing friendship and tangible results of the good cooperation, supporting Laos on its’ pathway to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and graduate from Least Developed Country status.