Cambodian military delegation visits Hau Giang hinh anh 1At the working session (Source: VNA)

Hau Giang (VNA) – Leaders of the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang held a reception for a delegation of the Development Department under the Cambodian Ministry of Defence led by Deputy Director Lieutenant General Dong Mao on October 9.

The two sides discussed cooperation between the Cambodian agency and Vietnam’s Military Zone 9 and Mekong Delta provinces in the economy and defence.

The guests updated the hosts on border security and favourable conditions for overseas Vietnamese in Cambodia.

Nguyen Van Tuan, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee, highlighted bilateral cooperation between the two nations during the past struggle for national liberation and national building and development at present.

He expressed his delight at cooperation in economic development between the Cambodian agency and Vietnamese localities, hoping that it will continue cooperating with Military Zone 9, border provinces as well as Mekong Delta provinces.

He proposed the Cambodian army ensure safety and stability in the areas bordering Vietnam to facilitate the two people’s trade activities. He also asked Cambodia to create favourable conditions for overseas Vietnamese in the country.

For his part, Dong Mao extended his thanks to local authorities in particular and Vietnamese people in general for their help in personnel training and equipment repairing and facility construction for Cambodia.

He spoke highly of sound cooperation between the two armies and peoples, saying that it has facilitated border trade activities of the two countries’ people. He said he believed that the two nations will successfully implement the tasks set for 2017 and 2018.-VNA