Investigations were carried out in relation to 71 officials at local and central government levels in Laos suspected of corrupt conduct in 2016
Counter-terrorism initiatives, security issues and transnational crime are the focus of discussions between Malaysian Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and Chinese officials during his six-day working visit to China.
Laos has made great efforts in fulfilling its rotating chairmanship of ASEAN summits in 2016 and has contributed to ensuring the normal and healthy development of ASEAN-China relations.
China is willing to work on development planning and strategies with Laos to cooperate in major areas, including railways and development zones, Premier Li Keqiang said Monday.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) concluded its 28th and 29th Summits and related leaders’ meeting in Vientiane, the capital of Laos, on September 8, 2016, with pledges to strengthen the regional bloc’s internal cooperation as well as external coordination with partners.