VIENTIANE, Nov. 16 (Xinhua) -- The seventh exchange meeting between the Lao government and Chinese enterprises has been held in the Lao capital Vientiane.
The meeting held on Tuesday was attended by Lao Minister of Planning and Investment Khamjane Vongphosy, Charge d'Affaires of the Chinese Embassy in Laos Wang Chang, Chinese enterprises, and related parties from both sides.
The meeting aims to reflect on the conveniences, difficulties and proposals of Chinese enterprises doing business in Laos. It is also a good opportunity for the two sides to meet and exchange opinions directly and find solutions to improve the business environment.
During the meeting, more than 100 participants conducted questions and answers on the issues Chinese enterprises face in investing and operating in Laos.
Relevant officials from the Lao Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, the State Electric Power Company, and the Water Supply Company also communicated with representatives of participating Chinese companies.
Wang emphasized in his speech that he hopes all parties can brainstorm and speak freely on implementing the highest-level consensus and promoting high-quality joint construction of the Belt and Road, making suggestions to effectively solve the problems faced by Chinese-funded enterprises, and promoting the healthy and stable economic and trade cooperation between China and Laos.
In addition, Zhao Wenyu, economic and commercial counselor of the Chinese embassy in Laos, and deputy ministers from the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, and the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare of Laos also attended the meeting.