President Tran Dai Quang greeted at the airport (Source: VNA)
Phnom Penh (VNA) – President Tran Dai Quang arrived in Phnom Penh on the afternoon of June 14, beginning his State visit to Cambodia at the invitation of King Norodom Sihamoni.

Immediately after his arrival, he visited the Vietnamese Embassy and met representatives of the Vietnamese community and investors in Cambodia.

He spoke highly the embassy and Vietnamese representative offices in Cambodia in consolidating and developing the traditional friendship and comprehensive cooperation between the two nations.

He asked the offices to boost economic, cultural and defence diplomacy, together with their external relations tasks on politics.

They were requested to continue serving as a bridge to successfully organise activities to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam-Cambodia diplomatic ties in 2017, and educating the Vietnamese community in Cambodia on bilateral relations.

Sharing the difficulties facing Vietnamese people in Cambodia, the State leader affirmed that he will raise their recommendations and expectations to Cambodian leaders to help them have a better life and more favourable business conditions.

He expressed his hope that Vietnamese people will unite, support each other, strictly follow the host country’s law and contribute more to the Vietnam-Cambodia friendly neighbourliness.

He took the occasion to present 20,000 USD to the embassy’s study encouragement fund and 20,000 USD to the fund in support of Vietnamese Cambodians.-VNA