Foreign Affairs

Deputy PM Praises Recovery Efforts In Sanamxay

Mr. Sonexay Siphandone, Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the National Ad Hoc Committee in charge of post-disaster response has appreciated relevant sectors and authorities upon the attention they have attached to relief and recovery efforts in Sanamxay, Attapeu Province over the past one year.

Sanamxay district was severely hit by major flooding between late July and early August 2018.

Since the collapse of a saddle dam of the Xepian Xenamnoy hydropower dam on Jul 23, public members and relevant sectors have made mental and physical contributions to addressing problems including the provision of temporary shelters, welfare assistance, relief aid, jobs, and compensations for the victims.

The vice premier has also urged Attapeu provincial authorities and relevant sectors to accelerate the compensation and provision of jobs for victims’ families in order to improve their living conditions.

Source: Lao News Agency