With its colourful museum opened in 2018 and now the corresponding website launched in late 2019, the Xieng Khouang Provincial Museum aims to promote appreciation and understanding about the history and culture of Xieng Khouang. Four short films highlight these stories, and the museum shop celebrates the artistry and craftsmanship of the people of the region.

About Lao eVisa

The website www.laoevisa.gov.la is an official online platform for foreigners to apply for Lao visa online prior to arriving in the country.

On 9th July 2019, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Lao PDR, together with its designated partners have officially launched Lao eVisa service at Wattay International Airport. The launching ceremony took place in the presence of Lao Deputy Prime Minister, H.E Sonexay SIPHANDONE, Lao Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E Saleumxay KOMMASITH, Diplomatic Corps and representatives of international organizations based in Vientiane Capital.

In the beginning, the eVisa service is opening for 8 international ports namely: Wattay International Airport (Vientiane Capital), Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge I (Vientiane Capital), Luang Prabang International Airport (Luang Prabang Province), Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge II (Savannakhet Province), Pakse International Airport (Champasack Province), Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge IV (Bokeo Province), Boten International Checkpoint (Luang Namtha Province) and Boten Railway Station (Luang Namtha Province). The system will continue to expand to other international ports in the near future.

Showcasing the Charms of Central Laos

“With its rugged, intrepid travel, and stylish pockets of comfort… central Laos makes for a great place to combine your inner Indiana Jones with a Bloody Mary.”

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