Leaders of the Party, State, Government and National Assembly of Vietnam have extended warm messages to their Cambodian counterparts on the occasion of the country’s 60 th Independence Day anniversary (November 9).

The Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam extended a message of congratulations to the Central Committee of the Cambodian People’s Party.

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong sent a floral bouquets and President Truong Tan Sang sent a message of congratulations to Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni, while Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung extended his congratulations to Prime Minister Hun Sen.

To mark the occasion, National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung cabled a message to President of the Cambodian Senate, Samdech Chea Sim, and Cambodia’s National Assembly Chairman, Samdech Heng Samrin.

The same day, Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh also conveyed greetings to Cambodian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Hor Namhong.

In the messages, the Vietnamese leaders expressed their delight at the significant achievements that Cambodian people have gained in their cause of national construction and development over the past 60 years.

They congratulated Cambodia on the success of the recent National Assembly election and said they believe that the country will reap further victories in building a Cambodia of peace, stability, development and an increasing role in the region and the world.

The sound traditional friendship, stable and long-standing comprehensive cooperation between the two countries will be further consolidated and developed for the mutual benefit of both countries, and for peace, stability and development in the region and the world, they said.-VNA