Delegates at the inaugural ceremony (Source: VNA)

Phnom Penh (VNA) – A television broadcasting station - a gift of the Vietnamese Government - was inaugurated in Cambodia’s Svay Rieng province on April 10.

Speaking at the inaugural ceremony, Governor of the province Mel Vibol appreciated the significance and role of the new TV broadcasting station in improving locals’ spiritual life.

It will also help disseminate the Cambodian government’s policies and laws to and improve knowledge of residents in border areas, he added.

Meanwhile, Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia Vu Quang Minh affirmed that this is a symbol for effective cooperation between the two countries.

He spoke highly of efforts by both Vietnamese and Cambodian officials and workers to complete the station, thus helping intensify the locality’s socio-economic development and locals’ living conditions.

Since 2008, Vietnam has helped build 19 FM radio and two TV broadcasting stations.

This year, the Vietnamese government will finance three TV broadcasting stations for Cambodia, with Radio the Voice of Vietnam continuing to be responsible of building the station and installing equipment.-VNA