President Tran Dai Quang (R) and Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng at the reception. (Photo: VNA)

HCM City (VNA) – President Tran Dai Quang hosted a reception for visiting Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng in Ho Chi Minh City on April 17.

Speaking at the meeting, Deputy PM Sar Kheng, who is also Minister of Interior, conveyed greetings from the Cambodian King and Government to Quang on his election as President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam at the 13 th National Assembly.

Sar Kheng said he hopes that President Quang will continue facilitating the collaboration between Cambodia’s Ministry of Interior and Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security, contributing to the two countries’ long-standing friendship and cooperation.

For his part, President Quang expressed his delight at the outcomes of the two ministries’ collaboration as well as the support of Deputy PM Sar Kheng and other Cambodian leaders for the joint works.

The president affirmed that he would work for a closer and more extensive partnership between the two ministries in the hope to maintain peace, stability and prosperity of each country and the region.-VNA