Diplomatic relations between the Republic of Belarus and the Lao People’s Democratic Republic were established on February 7, 1994.
On July 7, 2022, Mr. Uladzimir Baravikou was appointed to the post of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Lao People's Democratic Republic. In 2013, Mr. Yury Kerbo was appointed to the post of the Honorary Consul of Belarus in Laos.
In July 2013 H.E. Mr. Choummaly Sayasone, President of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, paid an official visit to Belarus.
The head of the Foreign Ministry of Laos visited Belarus in August, 2001 (the current Lao President Mr. Thonglun Sisoulit) and June, 2013.
The inter-parliamentary cooperation has been developped. In July 2001, a Lao delegation headed by the Chairman of the Lao National Assembly Mr. Samane Viyaket visited Belarus. In April 2014, the Chairwoman of the National Assembly of Laos Pany Yathotou visited Belarus.
August 19, 2022 Mr. Vladimir Andreichenko, the Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus, discussed the state and perspectives of the inter-parliamentary cooperation via videoconference with the Chairman of the National Assembly of Laos Mr. Xaysomphone Phomvihane. An agreement was reached on the exchange of visits.
In May 2018, a visit to Minsk was organized by the Head of the Foreign Relations Department of the Central Committee of the People's Revolutionary (Communist) Party of Laos Mr, Sunthon Sayachak.
In June, 2012 Mr. Sergey Martynov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus, paid an official visit to Laos. In March 2014 a visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus Mr. Vladimir Makei.
In August 2015, the 2nd round of the political consultations at the level of Deputy Foreign Ministers took place in Minsk.
Belarus and Laos effectively cooperate on international foras. In 2022, Belarus supported the candidacy of Laos to the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for the period 2023-2025.
The legal framework of bilateral relations includes 13 documents