Vietnamese Ambassador Thach Du. (Photo: VNA)

Phnom Penh (VNA) – Acting Head of State of Cambodia and President of the Senate Samdech Say Chhum hosted a reception in Phnom Penh on September 15 for Vietnamese Ambassador Thach Du who was bidding farewell at the end of his tenure.

The Cambodian official lauded Ambassador Du’s contributions to consolidating and developing special traditional friendship and solidarity between the two countries, stressing that the relationship is invaluable assets of people from both sides.

He thanked the Vietnamese Party, Government, People and Army for their support for Cambodia in national construction and development.

He pledged to cooperate with the new Vietnamese ambassador to Cambodia so that the diplomat can fulfill mission in the host nation.

For his part, Ambassador Du spoke highly of Cambodia’s development during his tenure and thanked the Cambodian National Assembly, Government and relevant ministries for creating favourable conditions for him to fulfill his mission.

He wished Cambodia attain further achievements in building a prosperous country.

Earlier, Ambassador Du bade farewell to Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn on September 13.

Du will say goodbye to other Cambodian leaders such as King Norodom Sihamoni, Chairman of the National Assembly Samdech Heng Samrin and Prime Minister Samdech Hun Sen.-VNA