Laos records over 21 milion foreign visitors in past five years

  • Laos
  • Wednesday, 03 Feb 2021

Tourists walk in front of the Patuxay in Vientiane, Laos, Nov. 4, 2019. The Patuxay was built in the heart of Lao capital during the 1950s and 1960s to commemorate martyrs who fought for the country. - Xinhua

VIENTIANE (Xinhua): More than 21.7 million foreign visitors came to Laos from 2016 to 2020, an increase of 17.7 per cent compared to the previous five years.

Laos has considerable untapped potential to further promote tourism, according to the report submitted by the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism to the recent 11th Congress of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party.

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