Cambodian media introduces Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong’s visit

Fresh News online newspaper and Rasmei Kampuchea daily's e-version of Cambodia on July 16-17 ran articles introducing the upcoming State-level visit to Cambodia by Vietnamese Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong.

The articles cited a press release of Cambodia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation as saying that Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong will pay a State-level visit to the country from July 20-22 at the invitation of Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni.

He is scheduled to meet with King Norodom Sihamoni, visit Queen Mother Norodom Monineat Sihanouk and pay courtesy visits to Great Supreme Patriarchs Tep Vong and Bou Kry.

He will have meetings with Cambodia's Senate President Samdech Say Chhum and National Assembly President Samdech Heng Samrin.

The Party chief will also have an official meeting with Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Hun Sen. Following the meeting, they will witness the signing of a joint statement on enhancing the friendship and cooperation between the two countries, and several other documents.

On this occasion, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and Senate President Say Chhum will co-hosted a ceremony to inaugurate the Viet Nam-Cambodia Friendship Monument located in Preah Sihanouk province.

According to the press release, the year 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the diplomatic ties between Viet Nam and Cambodia. Therefore, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong's visit affirms the long-term, firm friendship and cooperation between the two countries.

It is expected to significantly contribute to intensifying the bilateral relationship across fields, the press release said

Source: Online Newspaper of the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam