Leaders of the Vietnamese-invested Long Thanh-Vientiane Special Economic Zone (SEZ) have been awarded the Lao Order for National Development for their contributions to socio-economic development of Laos ’ Sekong province.

Phonphet Phiulavong, Vice Secretary of the Party Committee and Deputy Governor of southern Sekong province, presented the Order to Chairman of the Board of Directors Le Van Kiem and Deputy General Director Le Huy Hoang of the Long Thanh-Vientiane SEZ on November 13.

Phiulavong spoke of the Long Thanh-Vientiane SEZ’s grant of 1270,000 USD to help Sekong province’s economic development and assist people in flood-hit areas.

The SEZ has also provided technical equipment to the provincial television station to enable wider television connection of Sekong and other southern provinces.

The Lao official affirmed that people of Laos , especially those from Sekong province, are always grateful to Vietnamese people and businesses for assisting them in building a new life.

On behalf of the SEZ’s executives, Kiem promised to try his utmost to make investments in Laos most effective to aid social security in the host country and strengthen the special solidarity between the two countries./.VNA