Minister of MPWT received Mr. Masato TOGAWA, The JICA Lao Resident Mission

On the afternoon of 14th February 2013, Mr. Sommad Pholsena, Minister of MPWT received Mr. Masato TOGAWA, of the JICA Lao Resident Mission, who was preparing to leave the Lao PDR upon completion of his  mission. On this occasion, the Minister of MPWT afforded high values to work implemented by Mr. Masato TOGAWA over the last three years having been very active with his work and making  important contributions to supporting and in cooperation on projects in the PWT sector which has enhanced cooperation and friendship between Lao-Japan effectively. Following this recognition,  the Minister of MPWT gave  an appreciation certificate to Mr. Masato TOGAWA acknowledging his work outputs in the Lao PDR. Mr. Masato TOGAWA expressed his sincere thanks to the Government of Lao and MPWT management for supporting and providing facilities during his mission in the Lao PDR and confirmed his commitment in continuing to enhance cooperation between Laos and Japan. During this meeting, JICA and MPWT also signed a technical assistance  agreement for Low Emission Transportation in Lao PDR.  The new project will study and promote the  use of low emission vehicles, such as electric cars, which are environmentally friendly, especially in Vientiane City.

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