NA Chairwoman meets with Cambodia Prime Minister hinh anh 1National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (right) and Prime Minister Hun Sen (Photo: VNA)

Siem Reap (VNA)National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan met with Prime Minister Hun Sen in Siem Reap, Cambodia on January 15 on the sidelines of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-27).

Chairwoman Ngan expressed her impression with Cambodia’s preparations for the event as well as the country’s warm welcome given to participants, showing her belief that the APPF-27 will be successful.

She said she believes that under the reign of King Norodom Sihamoni and the leadership of the Senate, the National Assembly and the Royal Government, Cambodia will continue maintaining its growth and stability during the nation-building process and enjoy higher role and position on the regional and global arenas.

Ngan congratulated Cambodia on successfully organizing the 40th anniversary of the victory over the Pol Pot genocidal regime (January 7, 1979).

Prime Minister Hun Sen said he is happy to meet Chairwoman Ngan again after his official visit to Vietnam in late 2018.

He asserted that Cambodia’s current development owes to support and assistance from Vietnam.

He said the two countries need to intensify cooperation to further their traditional friendship.

He informed his guest that he will chair the debut of the Asian Cultural Council to which he is the founding president.-VNA