Secretary of Hanoi Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai (L) and Prime Minister Hun Sen. Source: dangcongsan.vn 
The visit aims to strengthen and enhance the cooperative and friendly ties between the two capital cities, mark the 50th anniversary of the establishment of Vietnam-Cambodia diplomatic relations and review the implementation of bilateral cooperation agreements as well as discuss cooperation between Hanoi and Phnom Penh in the coming time.

The delegates on September 9 paid a courtesy call to Prime Minister and President of the Cambodian People's Party Samdech Hun Sen.

The same day, the Hanoi delegation also met and held talks with the Phnom Penh Governor Khuong Sreng. At the meeting, the leaders of the two cities attended a ceremony to sign a deal, under which Hanoi is to offer over USD 5 million to build the Phnom Penh – Hanoi Friendship Boulevard in Phnom Penh.

Translated by Lam Anh