Hanoi (VNA) – The Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) has extended congratulations to the Central Committee of the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) on the 70th anniversary of the CPP (June 28).

In the message, the CPV and Vietnamese people congratulated the CPP and Cambodians on major achievements they recorded across spheres in the past time.

“We believe that with the tradition and achievements, the CPP will continue to lead the country to reap new, greater attainments in implementing the Party’s Platform for the 2018-2023 period and the Rectangular Strategy – Phase 4 of the Cambodian Government, soon contain the COVID-19 pandemic, ensure socio-economic development, and successfully build a Cambodia of peace, independence, democracy and social progress,” the message read.

“We are very pleased at and proud of the fine neighbourliness, traditional friendship, and comprehensive, sustainable and long-term cooperation with Cambodia, which is thriving.”

The Vietnamese Party, State and people will make every effort to work, together with their Cambodian counterparts, to preserve and cultivate the bilateral relations, for the sake of the two countries’ peoples, and for peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world, the message wrote.

The Vietnamese Party, State and people also thanked the CPP, State and people of Cambodia for their valuable support during Vietnam’s past struggle for the liberation of South Vietnam and national reunification, as well as the present cause of reform, national construction and defence.

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong also sent flowers to the CPP President and Prime Minister of Cambodia Hun Sen, and CPP Honorary President and National Assembly President Heng Samrin.

Le Hoai Trung, head of the Party Central Committee's Commission for External Relations also extended congratulations to Prak Sokhonn, Chairman of the CPP Central Committee's Commission for External Relations./.