Laos expects more foreign tourists to visit the country this year and has adjusted its 2014 projection figures upward after numbers for last year had already surpassed a government estimation for 2015.
A Lao family get their photograph taken in front of the King Anouvong statue in Vientiane. The statue is a landmark in the capital visited by locals and tourists. (AP photo)
The country's latest forecast of visitors this year is 3.9 million, about 400,000 more than its earlier projection, a tourism official told the Vientiane Times.
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