07/09/2014 10:18 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Six Vietnamese receive Cambodia’s Royal Order of Sahametrei

Hanoi, September 6 (VNA) – Six Vietnamese people were honoured with Cambodia’s Royal Order of Sahametrei at a ceremony in Hanoi on September 5, in recognition of their contributions to the countries’ friendship and interests.

The recipients are Chairman of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Vu Xuan Hong, Chairman of the Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Association (VCFA) Vu Mao, Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Cooperatives Alliance (VCA) Dao Xuan Can and Nguyen Hai Giang.

Most Venerable Thich Duc Thien, Deputy Secretary of the Vietnam Buddhist Shangha and VCFA Deputy Secretary General Ly Quang Bich are also among the honoured.

Chairman of the Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Association Ambassador Hul Phany expressed his great gratitude to the Vietnamese Party, State and people as well as the VUFO and VCFA for their help to Cambodia in its construction and development.

He also highlighted the valuable assistance of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts in saving Cambodians from the genocidal catastrophe.

For his part, Mao said he is proud of receiving the noble award from the State of Cambodia and affirmed the VCFA will continue strengthening solidarity, friendship and forging economic cooperation with Cambodia to further traditional friendship and all-around links between the two countries.