Phnom Penh (VNA) - President of Cambodia’s National Assembly Heng Samrin affirmed that the legislature and he personally always support and want to boost cooperation with Vietnam at his reception for outgoing Vietnamese Ambassador Thach Du in Phnom Penh on September 29.

The top legislator appreciated the Vietnamese diplomat’s contributions to nurturing and consolidating the bilateral friendship and solidarity.

He expressed his belief that in the new position, the diplomat will maintain his support for the bilateral relations.

Ambassador Du thanked the NA President and Cambodia’s ministries, agencies and localities for helping the embassy and other Vietnamese offices in the country fulfill their tasks.

He wishes Cambodia will gain greater achievements in its nation construction and development.

Earlier, the ambassador bid farewell to Acting Head of State of Cambodia and President of the Senate Say Chhum; Prime Minister Hun Sen; Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Assembly-Senate Relations and Inspection, President of the Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Association Men Saman; Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Tea Banh and Senior Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn.-VNA