Thai gov’t approves financial aid to 5th Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge

The Thai government on Tuesday approved financial assistance to Laos for the construction of the fifth Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge linking Thailand’s northeastern province of Bueng Kan with Lao’s central province of Bolikhamsai.

“The fifth Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge had been approved in principle in the Cabinet’s resolution on June 4 this year,” said Peerames Vudthitornetiraks, president of the Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency Public Organization (NEDA).

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