Lao Holding State Enterprise is a 100% State Owned Enterprise established as business company in conformity with the Business Law and the Prime Misnister's Decree. The Lao Holding State Enterprise invested solely by the Government of Lao PDR, represented by the Ministry of Finance. The name of Lao Holding State Enterprise in Lao language is "ລັດວິສາຫະກິດຖືຮຸ້ນລາວ". The abbreviation in Lao is "ລຮລ" and in international language is "LHSE" LHSE operates with its own seal.The primary function of LHSE is to hold, manage and maintain on behaft of the Government of the Lao PDR shares in Nam Theun 2 Power Company (NTPC) and any other Power Project Companies which are acquired by LHSE or transferred to it by the Government, in an efficient and businesslike manner.