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Welcome to the website of the Embassy of the Lao People's Democratic Republic in Canberra. Here you will find some useful information about the Lao PDR and the Lao people. There are links to Lao Investment Law and other Regulations, Lao Tourism, Visa application form and some related information. We hope this site would serve as a gateway for you to learn more about Laos.


Japan Reaffirms Support To Laos
Japan will continue making every effort to support the Lao PDR by promoting the connectivity, financial stability, human resources development, green Mekong and ASEAN economic integration..<<<<<>>>>>

Lao-Swiss Development Cooperation Dialogue
(KPL) The governments of Lao PDR and Switzerland met in Vientiane Capital early this month to review the Lao - Swiss development cooperation strategy in the country and the Mekong Region.<<<<<>>>>>

Ministry to speed investment approval process
The Ministry of Planning and Investment has pledged to intensify action to speed up the consideration and approval of investment projects after learning that it typically took longer than the timeframe stipulated by law<<<<<>>>>>

Work progresses on Huayxai airport expansion
The runway at Huayxai Airport in Bokeo province is currently being extended to better serve regional transport needs and accommodate the growth of investment and tourism.<<<<<>>>>>
Savannakhet Unveils Statues Of Endangered Eld’s Deer
(KPL) In a recent ceremony held in Kaysone Phomvihane, the capital of Savannakhet Province, the SAFE Ecosystem Project – a joint project of the Department of Forestry of the Government of the Lao PDR and UNDP – handed over several statues of Eld’s Deer to the municipality.<<<<<>>>>>
Embassy of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic in Canberra, 12 Jindalee Crescent, O’Malley, ACT 2606. Tel: 02 6286 4595 and 02 62866933; FaxG +61 2 6290 1910; Email: laoemb@bigpond.net.au; Website: www.laosembassy.net