Hosted by the embassy, the event saw the participation of nearly 400 delegates, including many high-ranking officials from Cambodia's ministries and sectors, who represented thousands of Cambodian students who had studied in Vietnam.

Participants at the get-together

Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia Nguyen Huy Tang highlighted the significance of the event, saying that it offered a chance for Cambodian alumni to recall their memories of Vietnam and its people.

He said that many practical activities were organized in 2022, contributing to deepening the “good neighborliness, traditional friendship, comprehensive cooperation and long-term sustainability” between the two nations.

The Vietnamese Embassy and businesses in Cambodia will do their best to support and cultivate the good bilateral relations, Tang stressed, expressing his hope that Cambodian alumni will always serve as solid bridges promoting the friendship, solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between Cambodia and Vietnam.

On behalf of the Cambodian alumni, Dr. Vann Phal, Vice President of the Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Association, reviewed the historical ups and downs of Cambodia for nearly a century associated with the Cambodia-Vietnam friendship.

Vann Phal thanked Vietnam’s universities and lecturers for granting scholarships to and training thousands of Cambodian students.

On this occasion, Tang presented souvenirs to representatives of the Cambodian alumni.

Source: VNA