25/02/2016 09:45 GMT+7 print

Party chief’s special envoy welcomed in Cambodia

Phnom Penh, February 24 (VNA) – Leaders of the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) gave a warm reception for the special envoy of the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV), Hoang Binh Quan in Phnom Penh, who is on a visit from February 23-24.

Quan, who is also head of the CPV Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations, informed President of the ruling CPP and Prime Minister Hun Sen and CPP Honorary President and President of the National Assembly Heng Samrin about the outcomes of the CPV’s 12th National Congress.

He affirmed that Vietnam continues to pursue the consistent foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, peace, cooperation and development, multilateralisation and diversification of international relations, and active and proactive international integration.

Vietnam values and does it best to foster the good neighbourliness, traditional friendship, and comprehensive and sustainable cooperation with Cambodia for the sake of peace, stability, and development in the region and the world, Quan stated.

PM Hun Sen and NA President Heng Samrin congratulated the CPV on the success of the 12th National Congress and Party chief Trong on his re-election.

They believed that under the sound leadership of the CPV led by General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, the Vietnamese people will successfully realise the resolution adopted by the 12th National Party Congress and attain new achievements in turning Vietnam into a modernity-oriented industrialised country.

The Cambodian leaders expressed their deep gratitude to Vietnam for its timely and valuable support in the nation’s liberation and reconstruction, thereby saving Cambodian people from Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge genocide regime.

They vowed that Cambodia will exert itself in nurturing the countries traditional friendship and lift comprehensive cooperation with Vietnam to a greater height.

During his stay, Quan also briefed leaders of the CPP Central Committee’s Office and agencies about the outcomes of the CPV’s 12th National Congress.