New Prime Minister To Address Seven Urgent Issues in Laos

Newly-elected Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh has raised seven urgent issues that his government will address over the next five years. When submitting a draft of the 9th five-year National Socio-Economic Development Plan for 2021-25 and State Budget Plan for 2021-25 to the National Assembly on Monday. Those 7 major issues included Public Debt and Financial Leaks, Corruption, Road Safety, and Drug Trafficking, Economic Recovery, Production and Services, Closing the Gap Between Urban and Rural Areas, Human Resource Development, and Currency Depreciation. 

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Latsamy Phonevilay