09/10/2017 10:47 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

HCM City proud of its contributions to Vietnam-Cambodia ties: official

HCM City, October 9 (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City is proud to have contributed to the growth of Vietnam-Cambodia relations in all fields, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan told a Cambodian delegation on October 8. 

The visiting delegation, led by Deputy Prime Minister and Chairwoman of the Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Association Men Sam An, was in HCM City to attend the fourth Vietnamese-Cambodian people’s cooperation and friendship meeting, held in HCM City and Binh Duong and Ba Ria-Vung Tau provinces from October 7 – 12. 

Nhan said the meeting marked the 50th founding anniversary of the countries’ diplomatic ties this year. 

The Party, State and people of Vietnam, including HCM City, are committed to nurturing the traditional friendship with Cambodia, benefiting the two peoples and contributing to peace and development in the region and the world, he noted. 

He said his city has enhanced cooperation with sectors and localities of Cambodia through delegation exchanges, tourism, trade and investment promotion programmes, and charitable activities supporting low-income people in Cambodia. 

Deputy PM Men Sam An said under the two countries’ agreements, the Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Association has carried out several cooperation activities with Vietnam. 

She pledged to join her association in stepping up people-to-people diplomatic activities and educating younger generations on the time-honoured solidarity between the two nations. 

Meanwhile, Chairman of the Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Association Vu Mao asked HCM City to continue cooperation activities with Cambodia, including assisting Cambodian students in the city and increasing friendship exchanges between youths of the two nations.