President Nguyen Minh Triet and Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni have agreed the two countries should maintain high-level contacts to promote and facilitate expansion of bilateral multi-faceted co-operation.
They reached the consensus at their meeting in Phnom Penh on August 27 during the current State visit to Cambodia by President Nguyen Minh Triet.
They welcomed efforts by both governments in implementing bilateral co-operation agreements.
King Norodom Sihamoni welcomed the current visit to Cambodia by President Triet, saying he believed it would be a historical event, create a strong dynamic to promote the two countries’ traditional friendship and comprehensive co-operation for prosperity of each nation.
The King expressed his gratitude to the Vietnamese leaders’ and people’s support and valuable assistance for the Cambodian people in the past, as well as the present national restoration and development.
The Vietnamese people are always the Cambodian people’s good neighbour, and the Cambodian stands shoulder to shoulder with the Vietnamese people, he affirmed.
King Norodom Sihamoni also pledged to continue fostering the traditional friendship and comprehensive co-operation between the two countries.
He expressed the wish that the Vietnamese people under the leadership of the Vietnamese Party and State would continue to obtain even greater achievements in their national construction and development.
President Triet hailed achievements recorded by the Cambodian fraternal people under the reign of King Norodom Sihamoni in the national construction and development.
He spoke highly of Cambodia’s increasing position and prestige in the region and in the world and wished the Cambodian people more achievements in the future in order to successfully build the Kingdom of Cambodia in peace and prosperous development.
President Triet also thanked the King, the government and people of Cambodia for their due attention to and for facilitating the Vietnamese community to live, work and study in Cambodia, thus contributing to Cambodia’s development and fostering the friendship of the two nations.
He affirmed Vietnam’s consistent policy of attaching importance and sparing no effort to foster the Vietnam-Cambodia traditional friendship and co-operation.
Earlier in the morning, President Triet laid wreaths at the Independence Monument and the monument commemorating Vietnamese voluntary soldiers who sacrificed their lives in Cambodia.
He also attended a ceremony to inaugurate the Radio the Voice of Vietnam Bureau in the capital city. (VNA)
Source: according nhandan.com