Party Secretary General and President Bounnhang Vorachit on Wednesday visited Khammuan province to give guidance to senior officials of the central province.
The president was accompanied by Head of the Party Central Committee Office Thongsalith Mangnomek.
Some 684 families still live under poverty line in the province, according to the Governor of Khammuan Odai Soudaphone.
Giving guidance talk to local officials, President Bounnhang Vorachit urged the leaders of the province to attach greater attention to strengthening ideological education of officials and people in the province by continuing to implement the resolution of the 10th National Congress of the Party and speeding up preparation for the 11th National Congress of the Party.
He urged the province to continue to reform organizational structures at all levels making sure such they are compact, strong and can work effectively.
He urged the provincial authorities to continue to promote goods production, attract more foreign investment to tap potentials in the province, remove unnecessary procedures that restrain investment approval, promote employment of local people and fulfill in a concrete manner poverty reduction goals and other social development indicators the province has set.
Source: Lao News Agency