OVs in Cambodia offer incense to martyrs hinh anh 1At the ceremony (Source: VNA)
Phnom Penh (VNA) Overseas Vietnamese in Cambodia offered incense to soldiers who dedicated their lives to the war against genocide, during a requiem in Battambang province on March 12.

Nguyen Huy Mao, Chairman of the Association of Vietnamese Cambodian People in Battambang, expressed his gratitude for heroes who laid down their lives to national independence and sea-island sovereignty, as well as Vietnamese voluntary soldiers who saved Cambodia from the Khmer Rouge genocidal regime.

Director of the provincial Department of Religious Rituals Sambath Muniroth took the occasion to urge Vietnamese nationals and Cambodians to stay united and build a happy and prosperous life together.

Before the closing ceremony, representatives of the association presented gifts to OVs living in need in Cambodia.

Over 100 OVs and Cambodians in Battambang and adjacent localities attended the event.-VNA