Pha That Luang, located in Vientiane, is Laos' most important monument (Source: cnn)

Laos strives to develop tourism

The Lao Government’s decision to make 2018 the year of Lao tourism has produced positive results, particularly an 8.2 percent increase in the number of foreign visitors, said Lao Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Bosengkham Vongdala.