Politburo member Le Hong Anh on June 18 received a delegation from the Central Committee of the Cambodian Women for Peace and Development (CWPD) led by its President, Men Sam An.

Anh, who is standing member of the Secretariat of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee, praised the increasingly practical and significant cooperation between the CWPD and the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) at both central and local levels.

He said he backs the two unions in strengthening their collaboration, both bilaterally and multilaterally, as well as educating the two countries’ women, especially young people, in preserving and consolidating the traditional solidarity, friendship and comprehensive cooperation between the two nations.

For her part, Men Sam An, who is also Deputy Prime Minister and Chairwoman of the Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Association, expressed the Cambodian people’s gratitude to the mothers and wives of volunteer Vietnamese soldiers who helped Cambodia escape from the Khmer Rouge regime.

The CWPD will try its best to foster the traditional solidarity, friendship and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Cambodia , she affirmed.

During its stay in Vietnam, the Cambodian delegation held talks and joined a seminar with the VWU Central Committee. It also paid a courtesy visit to former Party General Secretary Le Kha Phieu.

The guests also had a working session with President of the Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Association Vu Mao and paid tribute to late President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum.-VNA