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Bokeo SEZ Aims to Achieve International Recognition as Top Tourist Destination

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Officials at the Golden Triangle’s Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Bokeo Province have set their sights on developing the region as a globally renowned tourism spot while taking strict measures to combat illegal activities within the area, including online fraud by illegitimate call centers.

The Special Economic Zone Promotion and Management Office of Bokeo Province, in collaboration with the Bokeo Public Security Department, recently met to discuss the implementation of rules, regular monitoring, and a crackdown on online fraud and other crimes to assist in the region’s transformation into a sought-after tourist destination.

During the meeting, Mr. Bounthong Sengsikong, the head of the Bokeo province’s SEZ Promotion and Management Office, said that the main objective of creating the special economic zone was to develop and promote it as a popular tourist destination for international and domestic visitors alike and also retain peace, stability, and order while facilitating international businesses to operate in the area.

Colonel Anousin Sackpaseuth, head of Bokeo Public Security also remarked that authorities are taking strong action to combat illegal activities such as call centers and online fraud in the Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone to help support more tourist arrivals.

This includes implementing measures and conducting inspections, crackdowns, and bans to ensure that businesses, individuals, and organizations in the area are well aware of and comply with regulations.

In addition to the strong actions taken by the authorities, Mr. Wang Erbao, Chief Executive Director of Dok Ngiew Kham Group, echoed the importance of cooperation and adherence to regulations among entrepreneurs and businesses in all sectors.

He urged companies to support the efforts of the Lao government to contribute effectively to the development of the Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone. 

Mr. Wang emphasized the significance of preventing any illegal activities that could hinder the area’s progress and affect the well-being of its local communities. Abiding by regulations and working together, businesses in Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone aim to support the prosperity and tourism growth opportunities in the province.

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