Vietnam, Cambodia fast-track upgrade of friendship monuments hinh anh 1At the conference (Source: VNA)

HCM City (VNA) – The upgrade of 12 Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Monuments in Cambodia has been completed while work is under way on three others under a joint project, heard a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on December 5.

At the conference reviewing outcomes of the project on renovating Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Monuments in Cambodia, the two sides said they have closely coordinated in the work, noting that it is a vivid demonstration of the friendship and neighbourliness between the two countries.

With financial support of the Vietnamese side, Cambodian localities have ensured progress and quality of the project.

The two sides agreed to continue effectively implementing contents of the minutes of the second meeting between the Vietnamese Ministry of National Defence and the National Council of Solidarity Front for Development of Cambodia Motherland held in HCM City on November 24, 2016.

They will also speed up the progress of the ongoing upgrading projects, aiming to finish the work in the first quarter of 2018.

At the same time, the Cambodia side will continue to examine friendship monuments in the country and inform the Vietnamese side about their conditions.

They will propose the Vietnamese and Cambodian Governments construct new friendship monuments in historical sites in Cambodia if necessary.-VNA