On January 15, 2020 H.E Khamphan Anlavan, Ambassador of the Lao PDR to the United States had witnessed and joined the Swearing-in Ceremony of H.E. Peter M. Haymond, as a new Ambassador of the United States to the Lao PDR, held in the Benjamin Franklin Room, U.S. Department of State. In such important occasion, H.E. Khamphan Anlavan has congratulated Ambassador Haymond for his appointment as new Ambassador to the Lao PDR who will serve the important role in promoting the existing good relations and cooperation between the two countries. H.E. Haymond expressed his gratitude and profound thanks to the Government of the United States for entrusted him to continuing and deepening the relations and cooperation between Laos and USA in both politic and economic. H.E. Haymond also emphasized that the duty waiting for him in Laos is very challenging, but he promised to do his best to bring the prosperity and mutual benefit to the peoples of both countries. H.E. Haymond is expected to depart the United States to Laos by the end of January 2020.