Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City Nguyen Thanh Phong. (Photo: baogiaothong.vn)

Hanoi (VNA) – Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City Nguyen Thanh Phong hosted a reception for newly-appointed Cambodian Consul General Im Hen in the city on April 4.

Phong congratulated Im Hen on his appointment, saying that he believed the Cambodian Consul General would perform well in the new position to boost the long-standing relations between Vietnam and Cambodia as well as between HCM City and Cambodian localities.

The Chairman hoped that Ho Chi Minh City and Cambodia would work together to hold celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the diplomatic ties between the two countries (June 24, 1967).

For his part, Im Hen said he looks forward to getting support from the city’s authorities during his term of office and welcomes HCM City investors to do business in Cambodia.-VNA