June 21, 2011
(KPL) Members of the National Assembly, on the fourth day session of the first National Assembly meeting (Seventh Legislature), yesterday morning continued to share their concerns on the working of the ministries of planning and investment; agriculture and forestry; industry and commerce.
In the afternoon session, the deputies have raised some questions for the ministries of education and sports and public health.
They also concentrated all their efforts on educational development, especially in the remote areas. Mrs. Sengduang Lachanthaboun, Deputy Minister of Education has highlighted a number of activities of the ministry of education on how to solve the problems facing by educational sector, especially in the rural and remote areas.
She said that the ministry of education has planed to build the teachers for rural areas by offering more scholarship to local areas for sending their students to study at pedagogical school and back to work at their localities.
She also mentioned that the ministry in the past few years has poured more fund to upgrade the capacity of unqualified teachers.
Dr. Eksavang Vongvichit, Minister of Public Health has answered all questions raised some deputies, particularly the plan of public health ministry to reach the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). He said that Lao PDR could reach the MDGs if all sectors provided their co-operation to implementing the strategic plan of ministry of public health.