Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan (L) pays courtesy visit to Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen (Source: VNA)
Phnom Penh (VNA) – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has emphasised the need for Cambodia and Vietnam to intensify information sharing to develop relations.

The PM hosted a reception in Phnom Penh on September 22 for visiting Vietnamese Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan.

Tuan expressed his hope for the Cambodian leader’s continued support for the countries’ cooperative programmes in information and communications.

Vietnamese ministries and agencies will coordinate with the Cambodian side to deepen bilateral relations in all areas, including information and communications, he added.

On the same day, Minister Tuan held talks with Cambodian Minister of Posts and Telecommunications Tram Iv Tek and Minister of Information Khieu Kanharith.

During the meetings, the two sides discussed how to foster collaboration in this field.

During Tuan’s visit to Cambodia from September 21-23, the two sides signed four cooperative documents, including an agreement to intensify information sharing from 2016-2020 between the Vietnamese Ministry of Information (MIC) and Communications and the Cambodian Ministry of Information, and the minutes of the meeting between the MIC and the Cambodian Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications which realises cooperative contents of their cooperation agreement on posts and telecommunications signed on September 22, 2012.

The Vietnamese minister also presented 10 computers to schools for Vietnamese students in Cambodia.-VNA