Vietnam, Cambodia agree on direction for co-operation hinh anh 1Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh and his Cambodian counterpart at the 13th plenary meeting of the Vietnam-Cambodia Joint Committee. (Source: VNA)

Senior officials from Cambodia and Vietnam met in Ho Chi Minh City on October 18 to work out the agenda for the 14 th plenary meeting of the Vietnam-Cambodia Joint Committee on Co-operation in Economics, Culture and Science-Technology.

The Vietnam-Cambodia Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) was chaired by Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung and Secretary of State of the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation Ung Sean.

The two sides reviewed the implementation of agreements reached in the 13th plenary meeting of the Joint Committee in February last year and discussed a draft agreement for the 14th meeting, scheduled for October 19 in Ho Chi Minh City.

Besides measures to boost economics, trade, investment and tourism partnership, the two sides looked at how to accelerate border demarcation and border marker planting, strengthen border management and ensure the legitimate rights and interests of foreign nationals in the host country.-VNA