Secretary of the ​HCM City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan (third, right) and Phnom Penh’s Governor Khuong Sreng (third, left). (Source: VNA)

HCM City (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City always treasures and will do its utmost to preserve and promote the friendship and comprehensive cooperation with Cambodian localities, including Phnom Penh, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan said.

The official made the remarks at his meeting with Phnom Penh’s Governor Khuong Sreng on March 13, noting that HCM City wishes to foster collaboration with Phnom Penh in tourism, industry and transport.

He congratulated Cambodian people on their great achievements, and the Cambodian People’s Party on its victory at the fourth senate election in February 2018.

Nhan also praised initiatives raised by Phnom Penh leaders to send young leaders of districts of Phnom Penh to HCM City to exchange experience in management and urban development.

For his part, Khuong Sreng recalled Vietnam’s great support for Cambodia during its struggle for national liberation.

He highlighted Cambodian leaders’ responsibility for educating young generations to promote the fruitful neighbourliness and time-honoured cooperation between Cambodia and Vietnam, as well as between Phnom Penh and HCM City.

The Governor said the Cambodian delegation comprises young leaders of Phnom Penh’s districts, who understand Vietnam’s support for Cambodia’s fight against the Pol Pot genocidal regime.-VNA