23 July 2015, Bangkok, Thailand
On the occasion of a study visit to the Thai Customs Department, sponsored by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), a group of Lao Customs colleagues paid a courtesy visit to the ROCB A/P on 23 July 2015. The group was led by Mr. Masaki Okamoto, a JICA Expert. Mr. Kazunari Igarashi, Head of the ROCB A/P, and other ROCB A/P staff members warmly welcomed them. Mr. Igarashi told them about the ROCB A/P’s role in coordinating capacity building programs and his hope of working closely with Lao Customs to assist their continuous efforts in Customs reform and modernization. He also wished that their study visit will be a fruitful one and provided some lessons learnt.