The Association of Vietnamese Cambodians in Kongpong Chhnang province held its first congress for the 2011-2014 tenure on August 6 with the participation of 90 delegates.

Charge d’Affaires of the Vietnamese Embassy in Cambodia Ha Quang Tuan and President of the General Association of Vietnamese Cambodians Chau Van Chi also attended the congress.

The congress elected the association’s executive board for the 2011-2014 term led by Bui Van Be.

According to Be, Kongpong Chhnang is now home to 3,000 overseas Vietnamese households with 15,000 heads.

The association has so far organised three Vietnamese and Khmer teaching schools with a total of nearly 600 students./.