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ROMANIAN DELEGATION VISIT IN LAOS PDR

Between 4 to 11 May 2013 a romanian delegation, under the leadership of H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea , Director of Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation of Romania was invited for a working visit in People`s Democratic Republic of Laos by H.E. Thongsing Thammavong -Prime Minister of Laos.

Dialogue between Prof.Caragea and Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong-web

H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea and H.E. Thongsing Thammavong -Prime Minister of Laos: a promising dialogue.

The visit has being encompassed in the rapid developing bilateral relation between Romania and Laos, in a rapid evolving dialogue and a reciprocated desire to establish an extensive and consolidate partnership, Laos being presently the main partner of our country in the South East Asia area.

In the framework of H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea visit an inclusive discussion was held with H.E. Thongsing Thammavong -Prime Minister of Laos. At the meeting where tabled the extension of bilateral exchanges in areas such as economy, tourism, culture and political dialogue.

H.E. Thongsing Thammavong -Prime Minister of Laos has presented for romanian delegation an extensive presentation of the Laos economic situation as a country in full and ample development, with a rate of annual economic growth of 4 to 7%, and an expansion rate of incoming tourists of more than 20% annually and being counted amongst economic tigers of the area.

Also the Prime Minister had expressed the sincere appreciation of the Government and People of Laos for the instrumental role played by Professor dr. Anton Caragea in promoting Laos image in the world and in bestowing the WORLD BEST DESTINATION title for Laos.

On his turn professor dr. Anton Caragea had emphasized the strong points of Laos: political stability, impressive economic development and the clear express desire to extend the bilateral relation.

Dialogue between Prof.Caragea and Professor Bosengkham Vongdara-web

H.E. Dr. Bosenkham Vongdara, Minister of Culture, Tourism and Information in dialogue with H.E. Professor dr.Anton Caragea

The visit H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea lead delegation had included also an extensive dialogue with H.E. Dr. Bosenkham Vongdara, Minister of Culture, Tourism and Information, and H. E. Vice-Prime Minister Asang Laoly and Dr. Thongloun Sisoulith-Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Tabled at the meetings where issues such as the establishment of a Council for Business and cooperation,  Bilateral Chamber of Commerce, Honorary Consulates  and other structures destined to enhance the economic , cultural and political partnership.

H.E. Dr. Bosenkham Vongdara, Minister of Culture, Tourism and Information expressed his appreciation for the Professor dr. Anton Caragea support for Laos in championing at European level with considerable influence and energy the country as a  WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION.

 Professor Caragea and Lao Government-web

H.E.Professor dr. Anton Caragea in open dialogue with H. E. Vice-Prime Minister Asang Laoly and Dr. Thongloun Sisoulith-Minister of Foreign Affairs.

The program of romanian delegation headed by H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea also included a strong cultural element like visiting UNESCO heritage city of Luang Prabang, That Luang National Stupa, Vat Siseket temple, Vat Xiang tong,   UNESCO classified monuments such as: Vat Vixun, Vat Phat Tai, Royal Palace of Luang Prabang, Phusi and Xieng Tong temple ad National Museum Kaysone Pomvihane etc.

Also a special program was carved off for professor dr. Anton Caragea as WORLD AMBASSADOR OF NATURAL PROTECTED AREAS to visit special natural; monuments situated along the banks of Mekong river.

H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea had highly praised the decision`s taken by the Government of Laos PDR to protect natural patrimony, environmental protection and sustainable development for this important touristic areas.

Governor of Luag Prabang-web

H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea receives a token of Romania-Laos friendship from Governor of Luang Prabang province. 

The successful and felicitous visit of Romanian delegation , the high level and inclusive dialogue with the relevant authorities of Lao PDR, the reciprocated vision of rapid evolving relations, the clearly marked economic, touristic and cultural opportunities are all testament`s of the desire to further extend the dialogue.

Professor dr.Anton Caragea and Lao PDR Government-web

H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea on the rostrum with the Government of Laos PDR. 

We have to emphasize that: the high level visit by H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea delegation was the first major visit to take place in the last 25 years in Laos and in the South East Asia region by a romanian delegation.

Welcome to Vientiane-web

H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea received in Vientiane Airport

Banquet in Luang Prabang-web

Banquet in honor of romanain delegation headed H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea hosted by governor of Luang Prabang

Interview for national television-web

H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea interviewed by Laos National Television

Vat Keo Prao-web

H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea and romanian delegation visiting VAT PRA KEO-an UNESCO world heritage monument.

May 13, 2013 Posted by | Foreign policy | | Leave a comment

VIZITA DELEGATIEI ROMANE IN LAOS

In perioda 4-11 mai 2013, o delegatie romaneasca condusa de E.S. Prof.dr.Anton Caragea, Directorul Institutului de Relatii Internationale si Cooperare Economica, a efectuat o vizita de lucru in Republica Populara Democrata Laos, la invitatia Excelentei Sale Primul Ministru Thongsing Thammavong.

Dialogue between Prof.Caragea and Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong-web

Prof.dr. Anton Caragea in dialog cu Primul Ministru al Laos-ului- E.S Thongsing Thammavong

 Vizita s-a inscris in cadrul relatiei bilaterale Romania-Laos si al imbunatatirii rapide a dialogului bilateral si a dorintei reciproce de a stabili un parteneriat extins si consolidat, Laos-ul fiind principalul partener al tarii noastre in zona Asiei de Sud-Est.

In cadrul vizitei, prof.dr. Anton Caragea a avut o intrevedere cu Primul Ministru al Laos-ului- E.S Thongsing Thammavong . In cadrul dialogului cei doi au convenit asupra extinderii schimburilor in plan cultural, economic si turistic si a extinderii dialogului politic.

E.S Thongsing Thammavong a facut pentru delegatia romaneasca o extensiva prezentare a situatiei economice a Laos-ului , o tara in plina dezvoltare, cu o rata de crestere anuala de 4-7% , cu o rata de crestere a numarului de turisti cu 20% anual si unul din tigrii economici ai zonei. Totodata primul ministru a exprimat cele mai sincere multumiri pentru rolul instrumental jucat de prof.dr.Anton Caragea in promovarea imaginii Laos-ului in lume si in acordarea titlului de CEA MAI BUNA DESTINATIE TURISTICA pentru Laos.

La randul sau Profesor dr. Anton Caragea a elogiat punctele forte ale Laos-ului : stabilitatea politica, impresionanta dezvoltare economica a tarii si dorinta clara de imbunatatire a relatiei bilaterale.

Dialogue between Prof.Caragea and Professor Bosengkham Vongdara-web

Dr. Bosengkham Vongdara , Ministrul Culturii, Informatiilor si Turismului si prof.dr.Anton Caragea stabilesc elementele cooperarii bilaterale.

Vizita delegatiei conduse de Excelenta Sa prof.dr.Anton Caragea a mai inclus discutii cu Dr. Bosengkham Vongdara , Ministrul Culturii, Informatiilor si Turismului, cu  Vice-Prim Ministrul Guvernului din Laos -Asang Laoly, si Dr. Thongloun Sisoulith, Ministrul Afacerilor Externe.

In cadrul discutiilor sau stabilit pasi concreti pentru stabilirea de Consilii de Afaceri  si Cooperare , Camere de Comert Bilaterale, Consulate Onorifice si alte structuri de promovare a dialogului economic, cultural si politic.

Professor Caragea and Lao Government-web

Profesor dr. Anton Caragea alaturi de Vice-Prim Ministrul Guvernului din Laos -Asang Laoly, si Dr. Thongloun Sisoulith, Ministrul Afacerilor Externe

Dr. Bosengkham Vongdara , Ministrul Culturii, Informatiilor si Turismului a multumit public pentru energia si influenta extraordinara la nivel european a prof.dr.Anton Caragea ce a permis ca Laos sa fie ales CEA MAI BUNA DESTINATIE TURISTICA.

Programul delegatiei romane, conduse de Excelenta Sa Prof.dr.Anton Caragea a inclus si o consistenta componenta culturala, incluzand vizitarea orasului-monument UNESCO-Luang Prabang, a stupei, simbol national,  That Luang, a templului Vat Siseket, a templului  Vat Xiang Tong, a monumentelor UNESCO : Vat Vixun , Vat Phat Tai , a Palatului Regal din Luang Prabang, a templelor Phusi si Xieng Thong si a Muzeului National Kaysone Pomvihane etc.

Governor of Luag Prabang-web

Prof.dr.Anton Caragea primeste un simbol al prieteniei Romania-Laos.

Totodata pentru prof.dr.Anton Caragea , AMBASADOR AL  ARIILOR NATURALE PROTEJATE  au fost aranjate vizite la monumente naturale situate de a lungul fluviului Mekong.

 Excelenta Sa Prof.dr.Anton Caragea a apreciat masurile luate de guvernul din Laos pentru protejarea patrimoniului natural, pentru dezvoltarea durabila si pentru protectia ecologica a acestor zone vitale pentru turism.

Vizita de succes a delegatiei romane, dialogul la nivel inalt, desfasurat cu toate autoritatile statului Laos, dorinta reciproc marcata a imbunatatirii rapide a relatiilor, oportunitatile de coperare economica, culturala si turistica, toate promit dezvoltarea in continuare a dialogului.

Professor dr.Anton Caragea and Lao PDR Government-webGuvernul din Laos alaturi de prof.dr. Anton Caragea

Mentionam ca vizita la nivel inalt a prof.dr.Anton Caragea si a delegatiei sale a fost prima vizita importanta desfasurata, in ultimii 25 de ani in Laos si in regiunea Asiei de Sud-Est, de o delegatie romanesca.

Welcome to Vientiane-web

Prof.dr. Anton Caragea intampinat cu caldura la aeroportul din Vientiane.

Banquet in Luang Prabang-web

Banchet in Luang Prabang in onoarea prof.dr. Anton Caragea

Interview for national television-web

Prof.dr. Anton Caragea da un interviu televiziunii nationale din Laos 

Vat Keo Prao-web

Delegatia romaneasca viziteaza VAT PRA KEO-monument UNESCO 

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LAOS PDR IS VOTED WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION FOR 2013

WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION AWARDED TO PEOPLE`S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF LAOS FOR 2013

 

Professor dr.Anton Caragea opens the European Council on Tourism and Trade session to elect WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION FOR 2013. 

On 26th of April 2013 in a public séance of the European Council on Tourism and Trade, gathering representatives of tourism organizations from European continent has debated the list of candidates for WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION for 2013.

Professor Dr. Mircea Constantinescu, Director of Tourism Academy had presented a report on the last year situation of the Award for WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION that was dedicated to Trinidad and Tobago and it was used accordingly with rules and regulations and have being proving highly efficient in attracting new tourists and investor`s.

In 2012 Trinidad and Tobago had reversed the downward spiral in number of tourists and revenues provided by tourism and was the ONLY country in the Caribbean region that registered an increase in number of visitors despite economic crisis..

 

Increase in investment, increase in tourism potential and number of foreign visitors was the positive outcome of awarding WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION to Trinidad and Tobago in 2012, concluded professor Mircea Constantinescu.

 

Mr. Petru Lificiu, Minister and Vice-President of European Council on Tourism and Trade read out and presented the candidatures for WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION AWARD 2013.

 

On the debate for WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION AWARD FOR 2013 professor dr. Anton Caragea , President of European Union Council on Tourism and Trade ( ECTT) presented the report titled : LAOS : A TOURISTIC AND CULTURAL PARADISE proposing LAOS as the winner of WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION FOR 2013.

 

President of European Council on Tourism and Trade, Professor dr. Anton Caragea presents the reasons for selecting LAOS as  WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION. 

Among the reasons for awarding WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION FOR 2013 to LAOS the report outlined:

– Promoting a new concept of community based tourism, friendly to nature, with low ecological impact and preservation of natural biodiversity and protection of endangered species and areas, especially rainforest eco-climate.

Community based ecotourism is a way to share revenues and income, to support rural communities in prospering and presenting there foodstuff and handicrafts to the world and to make the base for an economic local development. Sharing tourism benefits to all the population, offering a social tourism it is a lesson that Lao is offering to the world.

– Offering to tourists not only a historical and outstanding cultural experience but also the possibility to explore nature , to contribute to ecological preservation and the opportunity to visit extraordinary space such as: Nam Ngum reservoir , Bolaven plateau, Mekong river islands , Mekong river boat trip , Tad Kouangsi waterfall , the cave of de Ting .

All this are model of achievements in ecological and green tourism that must be world recognized .

– The continuous development and protection of cultural and historical patrimony of Peoples Democratic Republic of LAO, the transformation of Vientiane in a historical and spiritual center offering to the visitor a glimpse into rich culture and heritage of peoples of Lao .

– The preservation of an outstanding historical and cultural patrimony that comprises wonderful sites such as: Wat Phu- a UNESCO World Heritage Site from 12th century, the remarkable site from Plain of Jars, offering an insight into Neolithic civilization and a rare window into traditions of centuries The preservation of religious sites of world significance and value such as: Wat Xieng Thong, one of the most important of world Buddhism monasteries and remains a significant place for the spirit of religion and traditional art. Other sites that must be mentioned such as: Wat Phu ( UNESCO heritage site) and Champasak Cultural Landscape ( under UNESCO recognition).

– Keeping alive spiritual tradition, integrating tourist`s and visitors in the atmosphere of the Lao people, offering possibility for an enriching cultural experience, are all achievements that transform Peoples Democratic Republic of LAO in a spiritual destination of first hand.

 

Senator Ionel Agrigoroaiei, Director in European Council on Tourism and Trade.

After hearing the report, Senator Ionel Agrigoroaiei, from Romanian Parliamentary and Director in European Council on Tourism and Trade had express the feeling`s of all present at the gathering declaring that: LAOS is a strong candidate, with a perfect record of promoting clean, ecological and social oriented tourism and that only a unanimity vote in favor of LAOS could express the European tourism and economic community decisive action in favor of such a world model.

Mr. Mark Doda, representing Balkan countries at the meeting had also stated the desire of peoples of South-East Europe to support a new model of tourism in the present economic climate, a community based tourism on Laos example.

In the end of the debate European Council on Tourism and Trade decided, unanimously, to award WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION FOR 2013 TITLE TO LAO PEOPLE`S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC and to declare LAO PEOPLE`S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC -FAVORITE CULTURAL DESTINATIONS in 2013.

 

Delegates from 30 european countries voted in WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION competition.

It was also presented the Official Invitation, on behalf of Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism of LAO for a delegation of European high ranking official of European Council on Tourism and Trade, to present the WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION AWARD in Vientiane, in person, to His Excellency Minister of Tourism Professor dr. BOSENGKHAM VONGDARA.

European Council on Tourism and Trade conference on WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION for 2013.

Awarding the highest tourism distinction of European Council on Tourism and Trade, accepting the invitation for an working visit of high ranking members of European Council on Tourism and Trade in LAOS, are estimated all tourism experts as a good example of close tourism relations and mutual consensus between Europe and Laos, said at the end of the meeting Professor Anton Caragea, President of European Council on Tourism and Trade.

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