Vietnamese Prime Minister Begins Official Visit in Phnom Penh

AKP, April 24, 2017 –A high-level Vietnamese delegation led by its Prime Minister H.E. Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his spouse arrived here this afternoon for an official visit until April 26, 2017, at the invitation of Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia.

According to a press release of the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Vietnamese premier will be received in a Royal Audience by His Majesty Preah Bat Samdech Preah Boromneath Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, at the Royal Palace.

H.E. Nguyen Xuan Phuc will also pay separate courtesy calls on Samdech Vibol Sena Pheakdei Say Chhum, President of the Senate, and Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin, President of the National Assembly, as well as hold bilateral talks with Samdech Techo Hun Sen.

Besides, he will also pay a courtesy call on His Holiness Samdech Preah Akka Moha Sangharajadhipati Tep Vong, Great Supreme Patriarch of Mohanikaya of Cambodia.

This morning in the Cambodian province of Kandal, H.E. Nguyen Xuan Phuc co-presided over the inauguration ceremony of Cambodia-Vietnam Chrey Thom-Long Binh Friendship Bridge with Samdech Techo Hun Sen,

This visit will mark the celebration of the Friendship Year 2017 and the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between Cambodia and Vietnam and will contribute to further elevating and strengthening the excellent bonds of traditional friendship, good neighbourliness and comprehensive cooperation between the two nations, underlined the press release.

By Khan Sophirom