网站公告列表

  NoAnnounce

Now Your Place: CSEAS >> Article Center >> SEAisan Customs >> Laos >> 正文 Return to the home page
  [Ap]International Literacy Day marked in Vientiane Up Hot     ★★★ 【字体:
International Literacy Day marked in Vientiane
AuthorDefaultA…    文章CopyFromhttp://www.kpl.net.la/english/news/edn5.htm    Hits457    UpdateTime2013-9-6    

 

 

 

(KPL) Around 100 students and teachers representing Mixay Primary School, Thatkhao Primary School and Dara Kindergarten attended a ceremony on Wednesday marking International Literacy Day (Sep. 8) at the National Library, Vientiane Capital.

The event was organized by the National Library in cooperation with Room to Read, featuring activities aiming to raise awareness of education importance.

"September 8 was proclaimed International Literacy Day by UNESCO on November 17, 1965. It was first celebrated in 1966 with the aim of highlighting the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies,"said Vice Director of the National Library, Ms. Bouakhay Phengphachanh.

On International Literacy Day each year, UNESCO reminds the international community of literacy levels around the world. "The Lao PDR ascended to UNESCO membership on July 9, 1951 and organises activities to promote the importance of education in the country every year," said Ms. Bouakhay.

The National Library also plans to hold a similar event at Veunkham Primary School, Xaythany District, Vientiane Capital on 6 September.

Back

 

  • Chinese, ASEAN businesspeople
  • Timor-Leste Prime Minister to visit Laos
  • Almost 50,000 apply for civil servant
  • Indian foreign minister to visit Laos

    Laos-China further cooperation on social-welfare

    KPL) A bilateral meeting between Mrs. Onchanh Thammavong, Minister of Labour and Social-Welfare and Mr. Li Liguo, Minister of Civil

    . . ...Full stories

    Dengue death toll reaches 91

    (KPL) As of September 4, 2013, 91 people had been confirmed dying of dengue fever with over 46,000 infected with the disease, a meeting was told on Wednesday. .

    ...Full storie

    Message of congratulations

    (KPL) Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao People's Democratic Republic Mr. Thongloun Sisoulith has sent a message to His Excellency Mr. Luiz Alberto Figueiredo, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federative Republic of Brazil.

    . ...Full stories

    ASEAN awareness raising campaign launched

    (KPL) Ministry of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism has launched a campaign aiming at raising public awareness of Asean and Asean Economic Community 2015.

    ...Full stories

    Natural Resources and Environment officials polish IT skills

    (KPL) S taff at the Vientiane Capital Natural Resources and Environment Department and affiliated organisations took part in a training course from 2-6 September, designed to equip them with better knowledge of software commonly used in their daily work.

    ..
    Full stories

    AIPA's draft resolution discussed

    (KPL) The Cultural and Social Commission of the National Assembly held a seminar on drafting a resolution of ASEAN Inter-parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) on social affairs on Sep 4, 2013.

    Full stories

    DPM receives new Austrian Ambassador

    (KPL) Dep uty Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Thongloun Sisoulith received a courtesy visit by the new Austrian Ambassador to Laos, Mr. Enno Drofenik, at his office on Wednesday.

    ...Full stories

    New photo competition ' Laos in Focus' launched

    (KPL) Vientiane, 5th September 2013 � Photographers and young people from all over Laos are invited to enter their snapshots for Laos in Focus - picturing the MDGs photo competition, to be launched on Friday, Sep 6.

    ...Full stories

    Over 1,600 blood units donated last month

    (KPL) Over 1,600 blood units have been collected over the last month, with military officers, civil servants and private sector employees taking the lead in blood donation.

    ...Full stories

    China-ASEAN Expo opens

    (KPL) Th e tenth China-ASEAN Expo opened in Nanning, China on Tuesday, with more than 2,300 companies from China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) exhibiting at the event.

    ...Full stories

    Female worker migration issues discussed

    (KPL) Representatives of the Ministries of Education and Sports, Planning and Investment, and Foreign Affairs, and the National Chamber of Commerce and Industry met in Vientiane on August 29-30 to discuss issues on female migrant workers.

    ...Full stories

    Counterfeit money distributors arrested in Viengthong District

    (KPL) Authorities of Viengthong District, Bolikhamxay Province have arrested four people over money laundry. The four have been found in possession of counterfeit Thai baht cash, valued at over 22 million kip. The authorities also seized a Hyundai car, used by the suspects.

    ....Full stories

    China committed to strengthening Channel 3

    (KPL) The China Radio & TV Corporation for International Techno-Economic Cooperation (CRTV) has signed a technical cooperation agreement with National Television Channel 3 confirming its commitment to supporting the second phase of the channel's technical upgrade.

    ...Full stories

    Lao Ambassador presents credentials to Governor-General of Papua New Guinea

    (KPL) His Excellency Khamphanh Anlavanh presented a letter of credence accrediting Governor-General of Papua New Guinea, Sir Michael Ogio as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Lao PDR to Papua New Guinea, with residence in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on 28 August, 2013.

    ...Full stories

  • 文章Inputer:egret    Editor:egret 
  • Prev篇文章:

  • Next篇文章: NoNext
  • Print】【Close
    Copyright©2014 CSEAS                          webmaster:titicka