Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong greets Chairwoman of the Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Association Men Som On (Photo: VNA)
Phnom Penh, (VNA) – Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has praised the Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Association (CVFA) for its diverse and creative activities to foster the solidarity, friendship and cooperation between the two nations.

Meeting with Chairwoman of the association Men Som On in Phnom Penh on July 21, he stressed that the robust growth of Vietnam – Cambodia relations over the past 50 years is attributed to efforts made by the two countries’ localities and agencies at different levels, including the CVFA.

The Party chief wished that the CVFA and its Vietnamese counterpart would strengthen coordination in organising more practical and effective activities for the prosperity of each nation and the sustainability of the bilateral ties.

For her part, Men Som On, who is also Deputy Prime Minister of Cambodia, said her association has spread information on the two countries’ fine relationship to Cambodians from all walks of life, encouraging them to actively realise signed cooperation agreements.

She detailed her association’s activities, including the arrangement of exchanges between Vietnamese and Cambodian former experts and soldiers who once fought for Cambodia’s freedom as well as events to boost cooperation and friendship between border provinces.

Men Som On expressed her gratitude for Vietnam’s great assistance for Cambodia during its national protection and development cause.-VNA