Laos ’ Champasak Province has awarded the Labour Order, third class, to Binh Dinh province’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development for its contributions to boosting the two countries’ relations.

According to Decree 157 of Lao’s President Chummaly Sayasone and Decision 155 of the Prime Minister, the Department has over the past years supported Champasak province in cultivation and breeding. It has also provided numerous agricultural equipment, plant varieties and animal breeds for the Agro-forestry Department of Champasak province.

The decree and decision also say the department has made important contributions to enhancing the friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between Laos and Vietnam .

Binh Dinh province is twinned with Champasak. In recent years, more and more Binh Dinh entrepreneurs have run business in Champasak province, especially in the agro-forestry field./.