UK Alumni get together to network at the newly opened British Embassy

Published on April 10, 2013

UK Alumni of the Chevening scholarship from Laos visits the newly opened British Embassy in Vientiane Capital to reconnect with each other and get to know the British Ambassador.

British Ambassador to the Lao PDR, Philip Mallon held a typical afternoon English tea at the newly opened British Embassy to welcome the UK Alumni from Laos to the introduce One of the UK Alumni present was Secretary General of the Lao Youth Union, Dr. Vilayvong Bouddakham who was one of the earlier scholars himself that went to the UK in the late 90s. Speaking to our news team, Dr Vilayvong emphasized that the Chevening scholarship to the UK was an important factor of each person’s development in education and their career.

Interview: Secretary General of the Lao Youth Union, Dr. Vilayvong Bouddakham. UK Alumni.

Vice Governor of Vientiane Province, Madame Singkham Khongsavanh, who was a UK Alumni in early 90s majoring in Master in Economic Policy, mentioned the importance of her educational experience in the UK.

Interview Madame Singkham Khongsavanh, at Governor of Vientiane Province. UK Alumni.

Director of Trade Facilitation Division, Ministry of Industry and Commerce Import-Export Department, Latthana Duangboupha, who graduated with a Masters in International Economics from 2003~2004, shared her personal view on how her education helps her role in her current career.

Interview: Latthana Douangboupha, Director of Trade Facilitation Division, Ministry of Industry and Commerce Import-Export Department. UK Alumni.

Media & Communication Consultant to the Ministry of Education and Sports, Judy Souvannavong, who was in UK from 2002~2003 studying Art and Media, emphasised the importance of her skills and know ledged gained from the UK.

Interview: Judy Souvannavong, Media & Communication Consultant for the Ministry of Education and Sports.

Ambassador of the United Kingdom to the Lao PDR Phillip Mallon expressed the importance of education development in Lao PDR and that the UK government has intensions on supporting
Interview UK Ambassador Mallon, on Human resource development.

LNTV Lao News broadcast 9/04/2013