January 18, 2022
KCNA Pyongyang Times

Laos works for social progress, prosperity

Date: 02/12/2021 | Source: Pyongyang Times | Read original version at source

December 2 1975 is an important day in the history of Laotian people since the founding of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic was declared to the whole world that day.

After totally eliminating the colonial rule and feudal monarchical system of the imperialists, the Lao people set out on a worthwhile struggle to build a new, prosperous country by taking their destiny into their own hands.

The period, when they were forced to the destiny of colonial slavery under all manner of humiliation and insult and suffered the vortex of war due to foreign interference, passed into history.

They have waged vigorous struggle for bringing about social progress and changes under the leadership of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party.

Laos directs great efforts to enhancing the leading role of the party while developing the economy and all other fields of society in a multilateral way.

It strives to increase output in agricultural and forestry sectors and alleviate poverty in rural areas.

While channelling efforts into education, it is planning to make all residents attain the level of knowledge of senior middle school graduates by 2030.

The government, which devotes great efforts to developing science and technology, works to increase the ranks of scientists and train them.

Meanwhile, it promotes many-sided cooperation and exchanges with other countries to further spur the country’s development.

The Korean people extend firm solidarity to the Laotian counterpart who are striving to make fresh headway in the struggle to build a prosperous socialist country.

More From Pyongyang Times

Traditional medicine factory renovated in Jagang

Traditional medicine factory renovated in Jagang

The Kanggye Koryo Medicine Pharmaceutical Factory has been renovated in Jagang Province. All its processes from raw material

January 18, 2022

The Kanggye Koryo Medicine Pharmaceutical Factory has been renovated in Jagang Province. All its processes from raw material

Zoo offers visitors experience of being underwater

Zoo offers visitors experience of being underwater

The Central Zoo is located at the foot of Mt Taesong in Pyongyang. After passing through the entrance representing the head of a

January 18, 2022

The Central Zoo is located at the foot of Mt Taesong in Pyongyang. After passing through the entrance representing the head of a

2022, year for paving the way for implementing five-year plan

2022, year for paving the way for implementing five-year plan

The whole country entered 2022 with pride and self-confidence after glorifying 2021, the first year for the implementation of the

January 18, 2022

The whole country entered 2022 with pride and self-confidence after glorifying 2021, the first year for the implementation of the

Tactical guided missiles test-fired for check

Tactical guided missiles test-fired for check

Tactical guided missiles were test-fired for verification on Monday under a plan of the Academy of Defence Science, the Second

January 18, 2022

Tactical guided missiles were test-fired for verification on Monday under a plan of the Academy of Defence Science, the Second

As befits patriotic youth

As befits patriotic youth

At the Fourth Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, General Secretary Kim Jong Un

January 17, 2022

At the Fourth Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, General Secretary Kim Jong Un

Egyptian President appeals to resume Mideast peace process

Egyptian President appeals to resume Mideast peace process

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi called for resuming the Mideast peace process at a talk with the Palestinian President on

January 17, 2022

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi called for resuming the Mideast peace process at a talk with the Palestinian President on

Preparations for Winter Olympics gain momentum in China

Preparations for Winter Olympics gain momentum in China

China is pressing ahead with preparations for the 24th Winter Olympic Games. President Xi Jinping learned about their preparations

January 17, 2022

China is pressing ahead with preparations for the 24th Winter Olympic Games. President Xi Jinping learned about their preparations

76 years of patriotic enthusiasm

76 years of patriotic enthusiasm

The Democratic Youth League of North Korea was formed on January 17 1946. Later it developed into the League of Socialist Working

January 17, 2022

The Democratic Youth League of North Korea was formed on January 17 1946. Later it developed into the League of Socialist Working

Feats of Korean youth: facts and figures

Feats of Korean youth: facts and figures

The year 1954: In the year after the victory in the Fatherland Liberation War, 113 youth shock brigades were dispatched to

January 17, 2022

The year 1954: In the year after the victory in the Fatherland Liberation War, 113 youth shock brigades were dispatched to

Locomotive complex gets off to a good start from beginning of year

Locomotive complex gets off to a good start from beginning of year

The Kim Jong Thae Electric Locomotive Complex has achieved innovative successes from the beginning of this year. It has set an

January 17, 2022

The Kim Jong Thae Electric Locomotive Complex has achieved innovative successes from the beginning of this year. It has set an

Local forestry unit boosts production

Local forestry unit boosts production

The working people under the Ryanggang provincial forestry management bureau produced thousands of cubic metres of more logs than

January 16, 2022

The working people under the Ryanggang provincial forestry management bureau produced thousands of cubic metres of more logs than

Era of local prosperity

Era of local prosperity

In the Fourth Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, the respected Comrade Kim Jong Un

January 16, 2022

In the Fourth Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, the respected Comrade Kim Jong Un

UK should behave with principle

UK should behave with principle

Some time ago, the Minister of State for Security and Borders of the Home Office of the United Kingdom, in his interview with The

January 16, 2022

Some time ago, the Minister of State for Security and Borders of the Home Office of the United Kingdom, in his interview with The

United States a kingdom of human traffickers

United States a kingdom of human traffickers

Recently, the US has picked on our country, China, Russia, Cuba, Syria and other anti-US countries, claiming that they are the

January 16, 2022

Recently, the US has picked on our country, China, Russia, Cuba, Syria and other anti-US countries, claiming that they are the

Moran Hill dressed in white

Moran Hill dressed in white

January is midwinter in Pyongyang. Cold winter gales whistled as they rushed through leafless tree branches a few days ago, but

January 16, 2022

January is midwinter in Pyongyang. Cold winter gales whistled as they rushed through leafless tree branches a few days ago, but

Mass-based sports activities inspire workers to train body and mind

Mass-based sports activities inspire workers to train body and mind

The Pyongyang Cosmetics Factory marked this year’s first sports day with a variety of mass-based sports activities. “We have

January 15, 2022

The Pyongyang Cosmetics Factory marked this year’s first sports day with a variety of mass-based sports activities. “We have

Int’l festival organizing committee issues press statement

Int’l festival organizing committee issues press statement

The Organizing Committee of the International Festival in Praise of the Great Persons of Mt Paektu issued its press statement at a

January 15, 2022

The Organizing Committee of the International Festival in Praise of the Great Persons of Mt Paektu issued its press statement at a

More Articles