The government cabinet has expressed gratitude to the international community for the care, courage, help extended promptly to the government and Lao people, more specifically to flood victims in Sanamxay district, Attapeu Province.
The government meeting would like to express special thanks to rescue workers, and volunteers from friendly countries, especially from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, PR. China, the Kingdom of Thailand, R. Korea, R. Singapore, among others, who have been working with local rescue workers conducting rescue activities and giving help to victims with a spirit of great devotion and humanity. All the Lao people are extremely grateful for such kindness, Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith said in an address to the closing ceremony of the government monthly meeting on Aug 7.
The meeting also expressed thanks to all the Lao people across the country to be so concerned about the dam tragedy and have devoted in kind and physically to sincerely help the victims.
Appreciation was also expressed to thank the military and police officers, volunteers, health workers, journalists, both domestic and foreign, as well as civil servants at all Party and government agencies, mass organizations, entrepreneurs, business people, academics, artists and Lao people, both in the country and abroad, for their contributions to relieve the suffering caused by the dam tragedy.
Source: Lao News Agency