On Tuesday 18 January, PanAust’s Lao-registered company, Phu Bia Mining (PBM) Chairman, Mr Chanpheng Bounnaphol and PBM Managing Director, Wen fu Wang met with the Minister of Energy and Mines, His Excellency Mr Daovong Phonekeo and the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Her Excellency, Madam Bounkham Vorachit at the respective Ministries meeting rooms in Vientiane. PBM Senior Manager External Affairs, Manilath Arounlangsy and Government Relations Manager, Vannaly Phousavath also attended the meetings.
Company representatives provided an update on PBM’s Operations and its projects in the pipeline that will extend the Company’s presence in Laos. PBM’s COVID-19 controls and vaccination program, its ongoing commitment to help the Government of Laos fight COVID-19 and its environmental management practices were also discussed. The visit concluded with the two Ministers thanking PBM for its continued support to the Government of Laos and extending their best wishes for a productive year ahead.