WORLD 1st expressway in Laos inaugurated

WORLD

1st expressway in Laos inaugurated

Xinhua

09:30, December 21, 2020

Aerial photo taken on Dec. 20, 2020 shows a view of the Vientiane-Vangvieng section of the China-Laos expressway in Vientiane, Laos. The Vientiane-Vangvieng section of the China-Laos expressway, the first highway in Laos jointly constructed by the Lao government and China's Yunnan Construction and Investment Holding Group (YCIH), was inaugurated on Sunday. The opening ceremony was held simultaneously in Vientiane, the capital of Laos, and Kunming of southwest China's Yunnan Province, via video conferencing. (Photos by Kaikeo Saiyasane/Xinhua)

Photo taken on Dec. 20, 2020 shows the central control room of the Vientiane-Vangvieng section of the China-Laos expressway in Vientiane, Laos.

Photo taken on Dec. 20, 2020 shows a view of the Vientiane-Vangvieng section of the China-Laos expressway in Vientiane, Laos.

Photo taken on Dec. 20, 2020 shows the central control room of the Vientiane-Vangvieng section of the China-Laos expressway in Vientiane, Laos.

Photo taken on Dec. 20, 2020 shows the central control room of the Vientiane-Vangvieng section of the China-Laos expressway in Vientiane, Laos.

Photo taken on Dec. 20, 2020 shows a toll station on the Vientiane-Vangvieng section of the China-Laos expressway in Vientiane, Laos.

Bounnhang Vorachith, general secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party Central Committee and President of Laos, attends the opening ceremony of the Vientiane-Vangvieng section of the China-Laos expressway in Vientiane, Laos, Dec. 20, 2020.

Aerial photo taken on Dec. 20, 2020 shows a view of the Vientiane-Vangvieng section of the China-Laos expressway in Vientiane, Laos.

Aerial photo taken on Dec. 20, 2020 shows a view of the Vientiane-Vangvieng section of the China-Laos expressway in Vientiane, Laos.

Photo taken on Dec. 20, 2020 shows a toll station on the Vientiane-Vangvieng section of the China-Laos expressway in Vientiane, Laos.

A staff member is on duty at a toll station on the Vientiane-Vangvieng section of the China-Laos expressway in Vientiane, Laos, Dec. 20, 2020.

Bounnhang Vorachith, general secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party Central Committee and President of Laos, attends the opening ceremony of the Vientiane-Vangvieng section of the China-Laos expressway in Vientiane, Laos, Dec. 20, 2020.

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