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PM’s gifts granted to needy Vietnamese, Cambodian families

Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia Vu Quang Minh, as entrusted by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, presented more than 700 gifts to Vietnamese and Cambodian families in difficult circumstances in Kampong Chhnang and Kampong Thom provinces, Cambodia, on February 4, ahead of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

Speaking at the event, Ambassador Minh conveyed PM Phuc’s greetings to the Vietnamese community in the two provinces.

The PM hopes that the Vietnamese in Cambodia will continue to stabilise their life, help each other overcome difficulties, abide by local law, and integrate into the host society, the diplomat said.

A representative of the local authority highly valued the attention and care the Communist Party of Vietnam, State and people of Vietnam have given to the needy Vietnamese and Cambodian people, saying it demonstrated solidarity and close-knit relations between the two nations.

On this occasion, Ambassador Minh visited a number of Vietnamese families in Kampong Chhnang province. He also had a working session with the local authority during which he asked them to create conditions for the Vietnamese in the locality to lead a stable life, contributing to local economic development.

Located next to Tonle Sap Lake of Cambodia, Kampong Chhnang and Kompong Thom are home to many Vietnamese, who are mainly fishermen, retailers and manual labourers.