Vietnam Room at University of Cambodia inaugurated hinh anh 1Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia Vu Quang Minh (first row, right) and Cambodian Minister Delegate Attached to the Prime Minister and University of Cambodia's President Kao Kimhourn at the inauguration ceremony of the Vietnam Room (Photo: VNA)


Phnom Penh (VNA) – The Embassy of Vietnam in Cambodia and the University of Cambodia (UC) inaugurated a Vietnam Room at the university on May 7.

The inauguration ceremony was attended by Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia Vu Quang Minh and Cambodian Minister Delegate Attached to the Prime Minister and UC President Kao Kimhourn, among others.

Speaking at the event, Kao Kimhourn stressed that the Vietnam Room will help UC students learn more about Vietnam and its people in many fields, including politics, economy and cultural and social affairs. 

He also expressed his hope that the Vietnamese Embassy in Cambodia will strengthen cooperation to maintain the efficient operation of the university and the Vietnam Room in particular.

For his part, Minh lauded the UC’s initiative to open the Vietnam Room as well as Rooms of other ASEAN members. 

He voiced his belief that the university’s efforts will enhance mutual understanding between Cambodia and ASEAN countries, especially Vietnam.

After the ceremony, the Vietnamese diplomat delivered a presentation on Vietnam- Cambodia relations in front of the university’s leaders, lecturers and students.

Founded in June 2003, the UC has become one of the leading and most reputable higher education institutions in Cambodia.-VNA