IMPHAL, Aug 5 - Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh�left today for Laos to attend the 25th anniversary of ASEAN-India Dialogue Relations Celebration on�August 7�at Vientiane, the capital of Laos.�
The event is jointly organised by ASEAN India Business Council (AIBC) and National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) of Laos PDR.
During his visit, the Chief Minister will deliver a lecture on the prospects of business between the North East and Laos. The Chief Minister was accompanied by Advisor to the CM Rajat Sethi.�
India and Laos have been maintaining a cordial relation ever since the BJP-led Government came to power. Several Indian companies, including HM Group and Birla have already made a substantial investment in Laos in the field of agarwood plantation and mineral sector. The experts believe that this visit will further strengthen relations between North East and Laos.