AIMF board meeting kicks off in Vientiane

Published on April 2, 2013

The board of the Association Internationale des Maires Francophones (AIMF), or International Association of Francophone Mayors, kicked off its 75th meeting in Vientiane yesterday to review recent activities and discuss future plans.

Mr Soukanh Mahalath ( centre ) addresses the meeting.

Mr Soukanh Mahalath ( centre ) addresses the meeting.

The four-day meeting is part of preparations for the AIMF’s next annual General Assembly, which is scheduled to take place in November in Paris, France.

Vientiane Mayor Soukanh Mahalath delivered a welcome speech, saying he was delighted to have worked with counterparts from other AIMF member countries to develop the group.

“It is a great honour to have worked and studied policy with all of you to develop and uplift the profile of the AIMF in the international arena,” he told the meeting.