Lao Expats May Receive Land Rights

The government is examining its policies on Lao expatriates’ land ownership rights in Laos so those returning to their mother country can have a place to set up a permanent life.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Department of Lao Overseas Affairs Director General, Mr Thuan Vorasarn, spoke to Vientiane Times last week about possible changes to land laws related to Lao expatriates returning home.
Mr Thuan said about 160 former Lao residents had asked the government for permanent residency in Laos since 2011, 49 of whom had been approved. The rest are …..

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