Governors of Cambodian provinces extend New Year greetings to Long An hinh anh 1Officials of Long An and Cambodia’s Svay Rieng pose for a photo. (Photo: VNA)

Long An (VNA)
– Governors of Cambodia’s Svay Rieng and Prey Veng provinces on January 14 visited neighbouring Long An province of Vietnam to extend Lunar New Year greetings to local people as the Year of the Rat is approaching.

Governor of Svay Rieng Men Vibol and Governor of Pray Veng Chea Somethi sent their best wishes to Long An’s Party Committee, government and people on the occasion of Vietnam’s traditional New Year.

They spoke highly spoke of achievements Long An obtained last year, saying they wish for the closer solidarity and friendship between Vietnam and Cambodia and the border provinces in particularly.

Chairman of the Long An People’s Committee Tran Van Can thanked the two governors for their gesture, saying he expects the three provinces will cooperate more effectively in 2020 and beyond, particularly in fostering border trade and services, and speeding up demarcating borderline and planting border markers in order to build and maintain the shared border of peace, friendship and cooperation for mutual development.

In 2019, Long An posted a economic growth rate of 9.41 percent and income per capita reached 72.67 million VND (3.140 USD) per year./.