Thai-Laos Tie Strengthened with STI

27 Nov 2014, Vientiane, Lao PDR

6th Senior Official Meetng (SOM) in Cooperation on Science and Technology between the Kingdom of Thailand and Lao People's Democratic Republic commences this morning as senior officials from both naitons join hands. The senior officials are meeting once every 2 years and covening prior to the Ministerial Meeting in Cooperation on Science and Technology which shall kick off tomorrow. Both meetings, this year, are officially arranged in conjunction with the State Visit to Lao PDR of the Thai premier, Prayudh Chan-ocha. Yesterday, an MoU in Cooperation on Science, Technology and Innovation was signed by the ministers of Ministries of Science and Technology of Thaliand and Lao PDR and witnessed by the leaders of both countries. 


Astronomy is also inclusively among the main 14 collaboratve branches appended in the said MoU. Prof. Boonrucksar Soonthornthum, NARIT Executive Director leads NARIT team with a mission of seeking new collaboration on astronomy education and popularization with Lao PDR.


Stay tuned for NARIT mission activities and images at 6th SOM and Ministerial Meeting in Cooperation on Science and Technology. 27-28 November 2014, Landmark Hotel, Vientiane, Lao PDR.