The 7th Five-Year National Socio-Economic Development Plan (2011-2015)
The Government of Lao PDR's 7th Five-Year Plan (2011-2015) is a continuation of the 6th Five-Year Plan and has an important role in realizing the Ninth Party Congress Resolution. The Plan is regarded as a measure for achieving socio-economic development, industrialization and modernization towards the year 2020.
It is also expected to create new changes by taking firm steps to graduate from Least Developed Country (LDC) status by 2020, and widen and deepen regional and international integration. The 7th Plan is characterized by a continuation of the dynamic plan ―Boukthalu Plan (Break through Strategy), which consists of the following four dynamic objectives: (1) mind set; (2) human resource development; (3) mechanism, regime, administrative rules, and; (4) poverty reduction by mobilizing resources and implementing special policies, and constructing strategic basic infrastructure.