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Gov’t reopens some customary border checkpoints for goods transport

Some customary border checkpoints have been allowed to reopen for freight transport. These checkpoints include Nongma in Boualapha district, Khammuan Province, Ban Vang, Muan district of Vientiane Province, Tha Sa-at in Pakngum district in Vientiane, and Pahai in Sing district, Luang Namtha Province, according to a notice issued by the Prime Minister’s Office on Oct 15. Currently, Covid-19 pandemic is getting worse and most worried in Asia as well as worldwide. Accordingly, the Party and the government have imposed strict measures to protect the lives of the Lao people and stabilize the macroeconomics.

Source: Lao News Agency