Lao PDR Public Finance Management Reform Grant (WB-P167661)

  • Laos
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Nov 15, 2018
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Ministry of Finance of Lao PDR
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  • Law and Government
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 1.79 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 1.79 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Oct 8, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Sep 4, 2018

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Project Description

The project aims to: 

Component 1: Improved domestic revenue mobilization. This component has two subcomponents to support the strengthening of the legal framework and improve tax administration processes, focusing on the LT segment

Component 2: Improving the legal and institutional framework of PFM and public sector governance

Component 3: Strengthened public procurement.

Component 4: Effective PFM reform coordination

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)

Non-World Bank Group Financing: Trust Funds US$ 1.79 million

Contact Information

1/World Bank Contact:

  • Name: Fanny Weiner

Title: Sr Public Sector Mgmt. Spec.

Telephone No: 5784+6203 / Email:

  • Contact: Saysanith Vongviengkham

Title: Public Sector Specialist

Telephone No: 5784+6264 / Email:


Borrower: Ministry of Finance of Lao PDR

Implementing Agency: Ministry of Finance of Lao PDR

Contact: Dr. Bounleua Sinxayvoravong

Title: Director General, Fiscal Policy and Law Department

Telephone No: 412408



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