The $2.3 billion project is the third such dam Laos is building on the Lower Mekong mainstream, much to the dismay of environmental groups and downstream communities who stand to be affected.
Laos contributes 41 percent of the flow into the Mekong River, more than any other country.
After the regional stakeholder meeting this month there will be a field visit to Pak Beng in April.
Pak Beng, a $1.88-billion dam about 1,540 kilometers (960 miles) from the Cambodia-Laos border, would be the third dam Laos is building on the lower Mekong mainstream.
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