Binh Phuoc continues to boost cooperation with Cambodian localities hinh anh 1International border gate Hoa Lu in Binh Phuoc (Photo:Internet)
Binh Phuoc (VNA) - Binh Phuoc provincial authorities on March 8 held a working session with a delegation from Cambodia’s provinces of Kratie, Mondulkiri and Tbong Khmum to strengthen cooperation between the two countries’ localities.

The southern locality and the Cambodian provinces will continue implementing signed memoranda of understanding (MoU), with the aim to foster links in economy, culture, security, defence and investment.

Binh Phuoc will transfer agricultural production techniques and scientific advances to help Cambodian localities develop their agricultural sector.

Doctors from the provincial Red Cross Society will also be sent to Cambodian border localities to provide free medical check-ups and medicine to poor people.

According to the provincial People’s Committee, Binh Phuoc and Cambodian border provinces have signed two MoU on economic cooperation since 2014.

The province now conducts 4 investment projects worth 134 million USD in Cambodia , mainly in rubber, and cashew planting and processing.

Last year, trade between the two sides through the province’s border gates reached 210 million USD, up 20.6 percent compared with 2014.

Binh Phuoc imported wood and agricultural products from Cambodia while exporting mainly construction materials, agricultural machines and consumption commodities.-VNA