Lieutenant-General Mai Quang
Phan, Deputy Director of the Vietnam People’s Army’s General Department
of Politics, welcomed a delegation of artists from the Royal Cambodian
Armed Forces in Hanoi on August 2.
The delegation, headed
by Major General Mao Pholla, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Army High
Command, is in Vietnam on the occasion of the Vietnam-Cambodia
Friendship Year and the 45 th anniversary of the two countries’
Lieut. Gen. Phan said Vietnam and Cambodia
are two neighbouring countries with a long-established traditional
Both countries have seen positive
developments in all fields in the spirit of “good neighbourliness,
traditional friendship, comprehensive cooperation and sustainability,”
He affirmed the Vietnamese Government, people and army always attach importance to developing solidarity with Cambodia .
added the Vietnam People’s Army and the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces
have strengthened their friendship and cooperation in national defence
for the benefit of each nation, thus making contributions to maintaining
peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region.
General Mao Pholla said the artists will perform well and contribute to
strengthening the solidarity, friendship and cooperation between
Vietnam and Cambodia.-VNA