Illustrative photo. (Source: VNA)

Vientiane (VNA) – Laos will build new warehouses to stock rice across the country, reported the local State-run news agency KPL on June 30.

KPL quoted a senior official as saying the construction is part of a national plan on agricultural infrastructure development.

The new public warehouses will be located in the capital city of Vientiane, Xekong and Xieng Khuang provinces.

Construction is set to begin in the next two or three months, with total costs estimated at approximately 23 million USD.-VNA