Chapter Seven

At the same time, Transfield built another landmark building, the A$5 million border control facility on the Thai-Lao border. The complex, adjacent to the new, John Holland-built, Don Gazzard-designed Friendship Bridge on the Mekong River, linking the two countries, was officially opened on 6 April 1994 by Prime Minister Keating and by Lao Prime Minister Khamtay in the presence of Franco Belgiorno-Nettis.



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The Border Control Complex between Laos and Thailand, built by Transfield opened by April 1994. 1994. Franco, Prime Minister Paul Keating and the Lao Prime Minister, opening the Border Control Complex.