Greetings extended to Cambodia on 67th Independence Day hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on November 9 extended their respective greetings to Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen, President of the Senate Say Chhum, and President of the National Assembly Samdech Heng Samrin on the occasion of the 67th anniversary of the country’s Independence Day (November 9, 1953-2020).

In the messages, the leaders of the Vietnamese Government and National Assembly congratulated Cambodia on the achievements the Cambodian people have obtained in ensuring stability and socio-economic development and especially in the prevention and control of COVID-19.

They expressed their belief that under the leadership of the Senate, National Assembly, and Government of Cambodia, the Cambodian people will continue to reap new and greater success in the cause of building and developing a prosperous country with a rising position in the global arena.

Vietnam treasures and continues to strengthen the close cooperation between the two governments and legislatures to foster the sound neighbourliness, traditional friendship, comprehensive cooperation, and long-term sustainability between Vietnam and Cambodia, thus deepening bilateral cooperation and making it more practical and effective for the benefit of people in both countries and for peace, stability, cooperation, and development in the region and the world, they stated.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh also cabled a message of greetings to his Cambodian counterpart Prak Sokhonn./.