Sat, 27 Jul 1996

RI, Laos tie up

JAKARTA (JP): Indonesia and Laos signed a memorandum of understanding on tourism yesterday, to provide a basis for expanding the range of tourism promotion cooperation between the two countries.

The deal was signed by Indonesian Foreign Minister Ali Alatas and his Laotian counterpart Somsavat Lengsavad.

Both ministers underlined the importance of the tourism industry in terms of bringing in foreign exchange revenue and creating jobs for the people of the two countries. (mds)