Laos Government Cabinet Meeting to Solve Nine Issues Faced by the Nation

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Prime Minister Sonexay Siphandone at the March Cabinet Meeting
Prime Minister Sonexay Siphandone at the March Cabinet Meeting.

The government of Laos began its two-day monthly cabinet meeting in Vientiane Capital yesterday to discuss various problems faced by the country.

The meeting was held at the Prime Minister’s Office, chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Sonexay Siphandone, and attended by deputy prime ministers, ministers, and members of government.

The cabinet meeting is being held as the nation prepares to celebrate the 67th anniversary of the founding of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party.

Meanwhile, Laos continues to face new outbreaks of Covid-19, with a new wave caused by the Omicron variant sweeping through the nation.

At the same time, Laos is closely monitoring the global situation as the conflict in Ukraine affects the economy.

March Monthly Government Meeting
The monthly cabinet meeting held from 21-22 March.

Nine Issues to be discussed at the March Cabinet Meeting:

The March monthly cabinet meeting will focus on nine issues and regulations, including:

1. Reviewing work undertaken in March and preparing for the month of April.
2. A draft law on the management of weapons and explosives.
3. A draft law on water and water resources.
4. A draft decree on goods and export tariffs.
5. A draft decree on receipts.
6. A draft decree on Honorary Citizens.
7. A draft decree on the Office of Economic Dispute Resolution.
8. A draft decree on the salary of economic dispute mediators.
9. A draft national strategy for resolving unexploded ordnance.

At the opening of the meeting, Deputy Prime Minister Sonexay Siphandone called on all members of the government to pay close attention and provide well-researched comments to assist the meeting in ensuring clear solutions to problems faced by the nation.