General background:Laos (officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic) is a landlocked country in Southeast Asia, bordered by Myanmar and the People's Republic of China to the north, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the south and Thailand to the west.
The capital city, Vientiane, is located near the border with Thailand, on the Mekong River.
Capital city: Vientiane (also the largest city)
Official language: Lao
Local currency: Lao kip (LAK)
National motto: Peace, independence, democracy, unity and prosperity
Government: People's Democratic Republic
Cooperation with AICAT:Cooperation with AICAT began in 2007, with NUOL – The National University of Laos.
In June 2015 a group of graduates was organized in order to establish an agricultural cooperative.