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07 March 2021

Distribution of 225-MT rice under Tier 3 programme in Lao PDR on 12 - 13 June 2018



Mr. Chanpithya Shimphalee, General Manager of the APTERR Secretariat together with Mr. Yoshiharu Toeda, Japanese expert and Ms.Jansinee Kankaew, Head of Implementation sub-division attended the distribution of 225-MT rice donated by Japan through APTERR Tier 3 programme to help the poor who affected by flood in Khammouane and Suvannakhet provinces, Lao PDR on 12-13 June 2018.


This event was hosted by the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare (MLSW) in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF), Lao PDR and the World Food Programme (WFP).  According to the distribution plan, the APTERR rice would be allocated to help the affected people in two provinces: 125 MT for Khammouane province and 100 MT for Suvannakhet provinces.


Mr. Boonkong Lasukan, Deputy Minister of MLSW expressed his sincere gratitude to Japan and the APTERR Secretariat for support on strengthening food security in Lao PDR through Tier 3 programme. He also ensure that the rice would be given to those affected effectively and support a sustainable food security in the coun{try.