Efforts made to intensify citizen protection for Vietnamese Cambodians hinh anh 1Kep province’s Governor Som Piseth (R) receives face masks from the Vietnamese delegation (Photo: VNA)
Phnom Penh (VNA)Vietnamese Consul General in Preah Sihanouk Vu Ngoc Ly paid a working visit to the border provinces of Kampot and Kep on October 26 to discuss ways to strengthen the protection of Vietnamese citizens and support for Vietnamese Cambodians.

Ly was received by Chairman of the Kampot Provincial Council Choeng Pholla and Kep’s Governor Som Piseth, during which he thanked the two provinces' admistrations for paying attention to the citizen protection work of the Vietnamese Consulate General, and create favourable conditions for Vietnamese Cambodians.

Highly appreciating the Cambodian Government's effective COVID-19 vaccination campaign, the Vietnamese official thanked the authorities of Kampot and Kep provinces for their free inoculation for the Vietnamese Cambodian community in the localities.

On the occasion of the 68th Independence Day of Cambodia (November 9, 1953 - 2021), Ly congratulated the people of Cambodia in general and Kampot and Kep provinces in particular on their great and proud achievements over the past 68 years.

He expressed his belief that Kampot and Kep will reap more fruits in the time to come, contributing more to the prosperous development of the nation.

Kampot and Kep leaders expressed their gratitude to the Vietnamese Party and State for their support to Cambodia and the Vietnamese Consulate General's assistance to their provinces, hoping to continue maintaining and consolidating cooperative ties with Vietnamese border provinces.

On this occasion, the Vietnamese Consulate General presented 7,500 face masks each to the two provinces, and granted gifts to several Vietnamese Cambodians living in difficult circumstances./.