A delegation of senior officials from the five Cambodian provinces of Kampongthom, Mudulkiri, Kampongcham, Kratie and Stungtreng visited the southern province of Binh Phuoc on January 23 on the occasion of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

Bidding New Year greetings to the local leaders and people, Kratie province’s Governor Sor Chom Rong thanked Vietnam and Binh Phuoc province in particular for the support given to Cambodia over the past time, especially the five localities.

He voiced his hope that the close friendship, cooperation and solidarity between the two countries and peoples will stay unshakable forever.

In reply, Chairman of the Binh Phuoc People’s Committee Nguyen Van Tram briefed his guests on the province’s socio-economic situation and expressed his thanks to Cambodia for its support in searching for and repatriating Vietnamese volunteer soldiers who died in the country.-VNA