Vietnamese Ambassador presents credentials to Cambodian King hinh anh 1Ambassador Vu Quang Minh (L) presents his credentials to Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni on January 4 (Photo: VNA)

Phnom Penh (VNA) - Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia Vu Quang Minh presented his credentials to Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni in Phnom Penh on January 4.

Afterwards, King Sihamoni hosted a reception for Minh, during which the ambassador conveyed compliments and greetings from Vietnamese leaders to the King and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk.

Minh reiterated President Tran Dai Quang’s invitation to the King and Queen Mother to pay an official visit to Vietnam.

They also recalled King Sihamoni’s leisure tour of Vietnam in October 2015, during which the Cambodian guest was accompanied by the ambassador.

King Sihamoni thanked and extended his greetings to Vietnamese leaders. He also thanked President Tran Dai Quang for inviting him to pay an official visit to Vietnam and said that he will arrange time to visit the country soon.

The King congratulated Minh on his new position and believed the ambassador will have a successful working tenure in Cambodia and make significant contributions to the development of the bilateral relations.

Minh briefed the host on the sound development in the bilateral relationship in various fields such as high-level delegation exchanges, security-defence, trade-investment, culture, education and tourism.

He expressed his hope that the King will pay more attention to Vietnamese-Cambodian people and enable them to get legal status, thus contributing to the development of Cambodian society.

The diplomat believed that under the leadership of King Sihamoni, Cambodian will continue to thrive with peace and stability, while relations between Vietnam and Cambodia will develop strongly.-VNA