The Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Association (VCFA) held a seminar in Hanoi on November 7 to review its 40 years of operation.

Addressing the event, VCFA President Vu Mao highlighted the significant achievements the association has made during the past four decades, especially providing assistance for flood victims and free medical check-ups for poor people in Cambodia and sponsoring Cambodian students who learn in Vietnam .

On behalf of the Cambodian Embassy in Vietnam, Minister Counsellor Phen Savny praised the organisation of such an event on the occasion of the 61st anniversary of Cambodia’s National Day (November 9, 1953-2014).

She took the occasion to thank the Vietnamese Party, State and people for helping the Cambodian people escape from the Khmer Rouge regime in the past as well as providing practical assistance for the country since 1985, particularly in training human resources.

At the seminar, participants also put forth measures to uphold the attained achievements and expand operations in the coming time, making the association a bridge for the friendship between the two nations.-VNA