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President of Laos to Attend “Future of Asia” Conference in Japan

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President Thongloun Sisoulith will attend the Future of Asia Conference in Tokyo, Japan which is being held under the slogan, “Leveraging Asia’s Power to Confront Global Challenges” from 25-26 May.

The event will also be attended by other regional dignitaries, such as Lawrence Wong, Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore, Tran Luu Quang, Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam, Ranil Wickremesinghe, President of Sri Lanka, Don Pramudwinai, Deputy Prime Minister of  Thailand and Fumio Kishida, Prime Minister of Japan.

The conference will discuss a range of topics from the importance of recognizing diversity in Asia, drifting global order and how that affects Asia and the role of innovation in promoting women’s participation and leadership in society.

Future of Asia is an international gathering where political, economic, and academic leaders from the Asia-Pacific region offer their opinions frankly and freely on regional issues and the role of Asia in the world.

Held by Nikkei every year since 1995, it is considered to be one of the most important global conferences in Asia.

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