Vietnam, Cambodia enhance cooperation activities

Monday, 2017-10-09 04:36:46
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Politburo member and Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan
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NDO – Vietnam and Cambodia have enhanced their friendship through people-to-people exchange activities, which contributed to consolidating and developing the traditional friendship and cooperation between two countries.

This remark was made by Politburo member and Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan at a reception for a Cambodian delegation, led by Deputy Prime Minister and Chairwoman of the Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Association Men Sam An, in Ho Chi Minh City on October 8. The delegation will attend the fourth Vietnamese-Cambodian people’s cooperation and friendship meeting, held in HCM City, Binh Duong and Ba Ria-Vung Tau provinces from October 7 – 12.

Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan stressed that Ho Chi Minh City is proud to have contributed to the growth of Vietnam-Cambodia relations in all fields. He said this year’s meeting marked the 50th anniversary of the countries’ diplomatic ties.

The Party, State and people of Vietnam, including Ho Chi Minh City, are committed to nurturing a traditional friendship with Cambodia, benefiting the two peoples and contributing to peace and development in the region and the world, he noted.

He said his city has strengthened cooperation with sectors and localities of Cambodia through delegation exchanges, tourism, trade and investment promotion programs, and charitable activities supporting low-income people in Cambodia.

Deputy PM Men Sam An said, under the two countries’ agreements, the Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Association has carried out several cooperation activities with Vietnam.

She pledged to join her association in stepping up people-to-people diplomatic activities and educating younger generations on the time-honoured solidarity between the two nations.

Meanwhile, Chairman of the Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Association Vu Mao asked Ho Chi Minh City to continue cooperation activities with Cambodia, including assisting Cambodian students in the city and increasing friendship exchanges between the youth of the two nations.