- Posted October 18, 2013 by
Nong Khai, Thailand
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Thailand, Lao leaders offering prayers in Nong Khai
The two leaders met at Thailand's Nong Khai province at a Buddhist traditional ritual by offering prayers and alms to monks. The practice is traditional of both communities in Lao and Thailand.
The event importantly displays a joint observance of relations between the two countries
On the matter of the Lao Airlines tragedy, Yingluck has instructed local authorities in Ubon Ratchathani to do their best to assist Laotian officials at the crash site
The province is located in the valley of the Mae Nam Kong (Mekong River), which also forms the border with Lao People's Democratic Republic.