Kunming Vice Mayor Visits LXML Vientiane Office

September 13, 2023

Vientiane, Lao PDR - Mr. Dai Huiming, Vice Mayor of Kunming, Yunnan Province, and his accompanied Delegates paid a visit to Lao PDR on September 12, 2023. As part of his itinerary, Mr. Dai visited Lane Xang Minerals Limited (LXML) Vientiane office. During the visit, Mr. Saman Aneka, Managing Director of LXML, and the CSR Team received Mr. Dai and provided a presentation on Chifeng - LXML's Corporate Social Responses which consistently deliver sustainable benefits to the local community’s host to the Sepon Project Operations. The three main programs for community development include food security through agriculture, the Education for next generations, and Community Public Health.

Chifeng-LXML opens the opportunity for employment, capacity building to Lao national, promotion to local contractors including the suppliers and the service from Vilabouly district and Savannakhet province. Chifeng LXML is running the appropriated Environmental Social Management, Mitigation Plans at well acceptable international standard.

As a result of good performance, LXML is consistently receiving Govt. Credential at Grade A (+), Development Medal, Class 1 Lao Labor Medal, Best Operational Award, and carrying on the Executive VVIP Member to the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry as well as its achievements and awards in environmental governance and Mining Excellence in SEAN.

LXML is one of the top international mining investors in Laos apart from Phou Bia Mining (PBM) Co. As time goes by, Chifeng – LXML has successively supported the Lao National Vocational College through an MoU for several years in the past and the last MoU with Lao German Technic-Vocational College commenced from 2022 toward 2025.  By the way, the Company has kept on providing moderate assistance packs to the many excellent students from the Vilabouly district throughout the years.  Chifeng-LXML used to have a corporate program with the Yunnan Bureau of Cultural Heritage in the casual mission to the Sepon Project to share the study on artifacts and historical heritage around the mine site. Chifeng Gold is seeking growth opportunities both within Lao PDR and worldwide.

Mr. Saman also highlighted LXML's active promotion of business relations between China and Laos, such as Weifang University's education and training opportunities for Savannakhet Province. "We are honored to welcome Mr. Dai to our Vientiane office," said Mr. Saman " LXML is committed to being a responsible and sustainable mining company and is proud to continue making positive contributions to Laos Country’s Socio-Economy, Local Authorities, local community, and the environment.

Mr. Dai commended Chifeng Gold for its exemplary reputation and successful operations in China, he expressed his interest in the operations of LXML and its contributions to the local communities and the environment. He also expressed his appreciation for LXML's efforts in promoting business relations between China and Laos and its commitment to responsible and sustainable mining practices. Mr. Dai said, “I hope in the future LXML will collaborate with mining companies in Kunming to further enhance the capacity of both companies and strengthen future sustainable development”. He also expressed support for the education sector in Laos and highlighted the opportunities for LXML to provide training to its staff. Additionally, he extended an invitation to LXML staff and the people of Laos to visit Kunming, if a company or individual business expresses interest in the copper processing business or other minerals in Yunnan, the Vice Mayor extends a warm welcome.

LXML remains committed to its mission of being a responsible and sustainable mining company and looks forward to continuing its positive contributions to the local community and environment while promoting business relations between China and Laos.