Vientiane Capital Signs Off On Flood Protection Project and Public Park

The second phase of a flood protection embankment along the Mekong River in Vientiane Capital is to commence next month. The eight-kilometer embankment will commence in Sisattanak District and continue into Hatsayfong District, with a public park to be constructed during the final stage of the project. “The construction of the project, funded by a loan from South Korea and the Lao government, at over USD 67.5 million, will begin in October 2021 and will be complete within 48 months,” the Director of the Vientiane Public Works and Transport Department added. 

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Phayboune Thanabouasy