Vietnamese, Lao PMs visit Star Telecom

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (L) shakes hands with his Lao counterpart Thongloun Sisoulith at the inaugural ceremony of the Star Telecom’s new headquarters (Photo: VNA) Vientiane (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Lao counterpartThongloun Sisoulith on February 4 visited telecommunications company StarTelecom, a joint venture between Lao Asia Telecom and Vietnam’s Viettel Group. PM Phuc praisedStar Telecom for actively developing its infrastructure system, especially theconstruction and early deployment of a 4G network in Laos. He also highlyappreciated the success of mobile operator Unitel, which is a trademark of StarTelecom, through the very good indicators of turnover and development oftelecommunications infrastructure. He urged Unitelto apply the 4.0 industrial revolution as the basis for future success. Along with that,Star Telecom should further expand its participation in building smart citiesand e-government if required by the Lao government, he said, adding that thecompany should continue to make important contributions to Laos’s developmentof science and technology. He noted thatStar Telecom would be the flagship in the two countries’ science and technologydevelopment cooperation, thereby contributing more and more to be specialfriendship and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Laos. PM Sisoulithexpressed his joy and welcomed achievements in the business of Star Telecom forbecoming one of the largest contributors to the budget and contributingpositively to the socio-economic development of Laos. He congratulatedStar Telecom on its new headquarters, one of the most beautiful buildings inthe country, and expressed his hope that the company would continue to achievemore in production and business in the future. The… [Read full story]


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