Sushma Swaraj to embark on a two-day visit to Laos

Sushma Swaraj to embark on a two-day visit to Laos

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New Delhi, Nov 22: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will pay a two-day visit to Laos from Thursday, November 22, to co-chair the 9th Meeting of India-Laos Joint Commission on Bilateral Cooperation with her counterpart Saleumxay Kommasith.

"The two sides will review the entire gamut of bilateral cooperation covering areas of Defence, Development Partnership, Agriculture, Trade & Investment, Education & Culture, Science & IT, Energy & Mining, Transport and Natural Resources & Environment," an MEA statement said here.

Ms Swaraj will also meet Laos Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith. The joint commission meeting and other engagements of the external affairs minister will further enhance the cooperation between the two countries in various areas, the statement said.

Her other engagements would include an interaction with the representatives of the Indian community.(UNI)