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Thailand Plans New Bus Service linking Chiang Rai and Laos’ Bokaew

New bus service announced between Thailand and Laos

 

Chiangrai Times – Thailand and the Lao Authorities plan to open more cross-border bus routes over the next two years to become a model of expanding transport networks in Asean in the lead-up to the Asean Economic Community.

Thailand’s Land Transport Department chief Somchai Siriwattanachok and his Lao counterpart, Viengsawat Sipandon, announced the update on the Thai-Lao cooperation on cross-border land transport at a joint press conference in Thailand’s northern Chiang Mai Province.

Thailand and Laos plan to open more cross-border bus routes over the next two years to become a model of expanding transport networks in Asean in the lead-up to the Asean Economic Community

Thailand and Laos authorities said that both countries also plan to open one more cross-border bus route next year linking Thailand’s Chiang Khong and Chiang Rai and Laos’ Bokaew area with the new bus services to be installed with closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras without any fare hike, after the construction of the new Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge is completed.

Anna Wong-CRT

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