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ADB operations in the Lao PDR focus on improving physical connectivity to catalyze private sector investment, generate employment, and boost incomes; developing skills that will promote nonresource sectors; and expanding access to health services to enhance labor productivity.

Lao PDR Resident Mission (LRM): Contacts and Holidays

Lao PDR Resident Mission (LRM) - Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Corner of Lanexang Av. and Samsenthai Rd., P.O. Box 9724, Vientiane, Lao PDR

  Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

  Tel +856 21 250444
  Fax +856 21 250333

About Us

Lao PDR Resident Mission's (LRM) primary role includes:

  • Government, development partners, civil society, and private sector relations
  • Country programming
  • Policy dialogue and support
  • Country reporting
  • Aid coordination
  • External relations and information dissemination
  • Portfolio management and project administration

LRM also assists with:

  • Project and technical assistance processing
  • Economic and sector work and other analytical work


Sonomi TANAKA (Ms)
Country Director
Public Management Specialist
Souphavanh PHONMANY (Ms)
External Relations Coordinator/NGO Focal Point

Holidays 2021

The Lao PDR Resident Mission will be closed on these dates:

New Year's Day January 1 (Friday)
International Women's Day March 8 (Monday)
Lao New Year April 14, 15, 16 (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)
Labor Day April 30 (Friday), in lieu of May 1
Boat Racing Festival October 22 (Friday)
Lao National Day December 2 (Thursday)
Christmas Day December 24 (Friday), in lieu of December 25
News Year's Eve December 31 (Friday)

Last updated: 22 December 2020