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HCM City ready to boost ties among Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia women

HCM City, September 14 (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City is ready to serve as a venue for cooperation programmes of women of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan told the countries’ women representatives on September 14. 

The countries’ high-ranking delegations are in HCM City for the Vietnam-Laos-Cambodia women’s forum on promoting friendship and cooperation to help realise the Sustainable Development Goals until 2030. 

Receiving the delegates, Secretary Nhan hailed the achievements and contributions by the countries’ women to their respective nations, applauding the initiative to organise the forum, which shows the long-standing solidarity among the three countries’ women. 

He added his city is willing to help reinforce the solidarity and friendship among women as well as people of the countries. 

On behalf of the delegations, President of the Vietnam Women’s Union Central Committee Nguyen Thi Thu Ha affirmed that women of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia are going to enhance exchanges, cooperation, education on the traditional solidarity and experience sharing, thus contributing to the three countries’ friendship. 

Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Men Sam An, who is also head of the Cambodian Women for Peace and Development Association, and President of the Lao Women’s Union Inlavanh Keobouphanh appreciated HCM City’s support. They asked the southern city of Vietnam to continue assisting the three countries’ women to carry out exchanges, share experience and promote women’s role in each nation’s development. 

The Vietnam-Laos-Cambodia women’s forum is scheduled to open in HCM City on September 15 morning.