New Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge to foster closer ties

First Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge

The first Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge. Photo: saka-san.

NAKHON PHANOM, Nov 11 – Thailand’s Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on Friday presided over the inauguration of the third Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge, connecting the northeastern Thai province of Nakhon Phanom with Khammuan province in the central Lao People’s Democratic Republic.

The opening ceremony took place on Nov 11 at 11.11am at the Thai-Lao border, co-chaired by Bounnhang Vorachith, vice president of the Lao.

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra also attended the event.


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