Lao Deputy Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith on Jan. 19 presided over a ceremony to launch the official website of the ninth Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM 9), .

The website is designed to create favourable conditions for ASEM member countries to access information and documents for the meeting.

The history, culture and customs of Laos will also be posted on the website.

The same day, the national organisation board for the ninth Asia-Europe People’s Forum (AEPF 9), one of the three major events of ASEM 9, was established along with the announcement of the ASEM 9 official logo./.