Support given to Vietnamese expats living on Tonle Sap Lake hinh anh 1The Vietnamese government delegation presents gifts to needy families living on Tonle Sap Lake on September 15 (Photo: VNA)

Phnom Penh (VNA) – A Vietnamese government delegation on September 15 visited Vietnamese expatriates and Cambodians in Kampong Luong commune of Kro Ko district, Pursat province, which is located on Tonle Sap Lake of Cambodia.

The delegation, led by Deputy Foreign Minister Vu Hong Nam, presented needy families in the locality with more than 800 gift packages.

Nam affirmed that the Vietnamese Party, State and people always pay attention to overseas Vietnamese and poor Cambodians, especially those living on Tonle Sap Lake, and want to help them address difficulties.

Through this fact finding trip, the delegation will suggest the Vietnamese Government and call on businesses to increase investment in this area, which will help enhance the two countries’ cooperation and assist Cambodia to attain the targets of economic development, social stability and environmental protection, he added.

During their visit to Cambodia from September 11 to 17, the Vietnamese delegation is scheduled to tour provinces bordering Tonle Sap Lake and the coastal province of Preah Sihanouk to seek investment and business opportunities for Vietnamese firms.-VNA