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PM meets Vietnamese Cambodians in Cambodia

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met Cambodians of Vietnamese descent living in the Cambodian province of Siem Reap on April 5 during his trip to attend the third Mekong River Commission Summit.

The PM expressed his best wishes to them on the occasion of the traditional New Year of Cambodia and lauded them for linking the two countries together.

He updated them on the development of ties between the two countries, saying that during working sessions, Vietnam asked the Cambodian government to offer all possible support to Vietnamese Cambodians, especially in legal procedures, education and life improvement.

He also required the General Association of Vietnamese Cambodians, Vietnamese representative agencies and businesses in Cambodia to stand side by side with their fellow Vietnamese in the country.

The leader also urged them to respect and abide by Cambodian law, contribute to building a prosperous Cambodia and maintain Vietnamese language and traditional culture.

Representatives of the Vietnamese Cambodian community wished that the Vietnamese Party and State will provide them with further support so that they can contribute more to Cambodia and the homeland.

On the occasion, the PM also presented gifts to poor Vietnamese Cambodian households.