A primary school funded by the Vietnamese capital city of Hanoi was inaugurated in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on September 11.

The Daun Penh primary school, located in downtown Phnom Penh city, was built at a cost of 2 million USD. The new look of the 65-year-old school features 32 classrooms and accompanied facilities.

At the inaugural ceremony, Vice Standing Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Ngo Thi Thanh Hang valued incessant efforts by the two capital cities in boosting their multi-faceted cooperation, ultimately developing the traditional friendship between Vietnam and Cambodia.

Hanoi’s aid in Daun Penh school construction is meant to help Phnom Penh improve its education and training, which is also a testimony to the former’s solidarity with the latter, she said while expressing her hope that with the new facilities, teachers and students at the school will harvest more academic achievements.

Meanwhile, Phnom Penh Governor Pa Socheatvong also hailed the Hanoi-sponsored school building as an illustration of the strong relations between the two municipal authorities.

He spoke highly of the Hanoi delegation’s visit to his city and considered it an active contribution to the twin relations between the two cities.

During their stay, Hanoi officials also had a meeting with the Phnom Penh Governor and paid working visits to some Cambodian localities.-VNA