The Cambodian parliament, government and people welcome and support Vietnamese businesses and investors to the country, said Secretary General of the Cambodian National Assembly Leng Peng Long.

Leng Peng Long, who is leading a delegation of the Cambodian NA Secretariat on a current working visit to Vietnam , made the affirmation while meeting Deputy Chairman of the National Assembly of Vietnam Uong Chu Luu in Hanoi on June 17.

The visit is aimed at studying experiences from the National Assembly of Vietnam in the application of information technology and the organisation of the General Assembly of ASEAN Inter-parliamentary Assembly (AIPA).

He expressed thanks to the Vietnamese State and people for helping Cambodian people escape from the Pol Pot genocide in the past and in national construction and development at present.

He stressed that maintaining and developing the traditional friendship and comprehensive cooperation between Cambodia and Vietnam is important to the stability and development of both countries.

NA Deputy Chairman Luu expressed his pleasure at the fine development of relations between the two parliaments in recent years. The two sides have regularly exchanged delegates and boosted cooperation in both bilateral and multilateral frameworks.

He expressed his wish that the two parliaments would continue to implement well signed agreements and asked the Cambodian NA to actively contribute and cooperate with the Vietnamese NA as Chair of the AIPA 31.

He expressed his belief that the Vietnam-Cambodia ties would continue to develop following the motto of good neighbourliness, traditional friendship, comprehensive cooperation and long-lasting development.

The Cambodian delegation began its visit on June 16 and will leave Vietnam on June 20./.