Signing and Exchange of Notes concerning Japan's Cultural Grant Assistance to the Lao People's Democratic Republic for “the Project for the Reconstruction of the Chao Anouvong Stadium”
November 10, 2023
- On November 10, 2023, in Tokyo, Ms. KAMIKAWA Yoko, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, and H.E. Mr. Saleumxay KOMMASITH, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao PDR, signed and exchanged notes concerning Japan's Cultural Grant Assistance up to the amount of 4.171 billion yen for “the Project for the Reconstruction of the Chao Anouvong Stadium.”
- This project aims to reconstruct the Chao Anouvong Stadium and its auxiliary facilities located in Vientiane, the capital city of Laos, and to provide them with necessary equipment.
- This project is expected to promote the use of the stadium by athletes and a wide range of citizens by strengthening the barrier-free and other functions and improving the safety of the facilities, thereby contributing to the encouragement of social participation of the disabled and the promotion of sports and cultural activities in Laos. The project is also designed to contribute to the correction of disparities through balanced urban and rural development that takes environmental and cultural conservation into consideration, by improving the urban environment based on Japan’s Country Assistance Policy for Laos.