Phnom Penh, June 14, 2019 –After concluding successfully his two-day official visit in Hungary, Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, departed today to Tajikistan for the 5th Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA)- a multinational forum with the objective to enhance cooperation among its Member States.
At the invitation of H.E. Emomali Rahmon, President of the Republic of Tajikistan and the CICA Chairman from 2018 to 2020, Samdech Techo Hun Sen will deliver his remarks stressing on several important fields of common challenge to the Asian region, and share his insight views on how Asia could collectively tackle security, economic, and political issues through strengthening trust and relations among the CICA Member States.
Besides, on the sidelines of the summit, Samdech Techo Hun Sen is expected to have bilateral meetings with H.E. Emomali Rahmon, President of Tajikistan, and other Heads of the State/Government from other participating countries.
Currently, CICA has 27 Permanent Members States and Cambodia became a CICA member in 2011.
During his visit in Hungary on June 13-14, Cambodia and Hungary signed three documents, including an economic cooperation, education exchange programmes from 2020 to 2022, and tourism human resource development memorandum of understanding. Both sides have agreed to open their Embassies in 2021 during the 65th anniversary of the two countries’ diplomatic relations.
While in Hungary, Samdech Techo Hun Sen held separate talks with Hungarian Prime Minister H.E. Viktor Orban, Hungarian President H.E. Janos Ader, and Hungarian Speaker of the National Assembly H.E. Laszlo Kover.
By Khan Sophirom