Cambodian leader hails Hanoi’s support for Phnom Penh hinh anh 1Officials of Hanoi and Phnom Penh pose for a group photo (Source: VNA)
Phnom Penh (VNA) Samdech Say Chhum, acting head of state of Cambodia and President of the Cambodian Senate highly valued the support of Hanoi for Phnom Penh during his meeting with Secretary of the Hanoi Party’s Committee Hoang Trung Hai on September 9.

At the meeting in Phnom Penh, Say Chhum, who is also Vice President of the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), said he will make all-out efforts to deepen the comprehensive cooperation between the two States as well as between the CPP and the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV).

The host said he will continue instructing committees of the Cambodian Senate to back policies on cooperation between the two countries. The Cambodian Senate will also enhance partnerships with committees of the Vietnam National Assembly, especially in the exchange of experience in law-making, supervision and decision-making on the country’s major matters. 

He also pledged to create the best possible conditions for Vietnamese people in Cambodia so that they can have stable life and contribute to the host country’s development.

For his part, Hai congratulated Cambodia on its successful election at communal level and noted his belief that under the reign of King Norodom Sihamoni and the leadership of the Cambodian Senate, the National Assembly and the Royal Government, Cambodian people will overcome all challenges to gain greater achievements in building a country of peace, independence, democracy and social progress.

While in Cambodia, Hai also met with President of the CPP’s Phnom Penh chapter Pa Socheatevong.

Host and guest affirmed that they will do their utmost to deepen the comprehensive cooperation between the two parties.

They agreed to continue instructing departments and agencies of Hanoi and Phnom Penh to tighten their collaboration in economy, trade and tourism.

On September 10, Hai and his entourage laid wreaths and offered incense at the Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Monument in Phnom Penh, one of the 17 monuments in Cambodia dedicated to volunteer Vietnamese soldiers who died during wartime in the country.

They also visited the Phnom Penh-Hanoi Friendship Avenue which is being built with the financial support of Hanoi.-VNA