Government makes Traditional Formal Wear a Requirement

By Vientiane Times | Source: The Nation
The Laotian government is requiring its national formal wear be used instead of normal suits on important domestic and international occasions in order to promote Lao traditions and culture and showcase the characteristics of the nation.

A seminar to define the national formal dress for men and women took place last week in Vientiane and was presided over by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Sounthone Xayachack.

High-ranking leaders’ wives, senior diplomats, former ambassadors, senior…