Son congratulated Cambodia on its great achievements over the past years, including the successful organization of the fifth Commune/Sangkat Council elections in June 2022, and the successful assumption of ASEAN and AIPA Chair in 2022.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son (right) and Cambodian Ambassador to Vietnam Chea Kimtha

Expressing his delight at the strong and comprehensive development of bilateral ties, the minister suggested both sides work closely together to effectively carry out high-level agreements and important bilateral cooperation mechanisms in the coming time, such as the 20th meeting of the Vietnam - Cambodia Joint Commission on Economic, Cultural, Scientific and Technological Cooperation, and the 12th conference on cooperation and development of Vietnam - Cambodia border provinces.

Minister Son asked Cambodia to continue creating favorable conditions for Cambodians of Vietnamese origin in their life, work and study, thus enabling them to actively contribute to the development of Cambodia and the friendship between the two countries.

For her part, Ambassador Chea Kimtha expressed honor to be the first female Cambodian ambassador to Vietnam and hoped that Vietnam will share its experience to help Cambodia successfully organize the upcoming 32nd SEA Games.

She vowed to do her best to contribute to strengthening the increasingly close and effective relationship between the two countries.

Source: VNA