The Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) and its member Bank for Investment and Development of Cambodia (BIDC) were honored at a ceremony on May 25 in Phnom Penh for their outstanding contribution to the socio-economic development of Cambodia.

During the event, attended by Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Men Sam An and Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia Thach Du, 24 individuals and units from the banks were granted with first and second class Royal Orders of Cambodia.

Addressing the event, the Deputy PM hailed the banks’ business activities together with their contributions to social security and poverty reduction work. The banks have donated a total of six million USD to humanitarian programmes in Cambodia.

These efforts have helped consolidate and strengthen the traditional friendship and cooperative ties between Vietnam and Cambodia in many fields, she added.-VNA