Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia Nguyen Huy Tang on October 23 met with the Second Vice President of the Cambodian National Assembly (NA) Vong Sauth.
|Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia Nguyen Huy Tang on October 23 meets with Second Vice President of the Cambodian National Assembly (NA) Vong Sauth. (Photo: VNA)
Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia Nguyen Huy Tang on October 23 met with Second Vice President of the Cambodian National Assembly (NA) Vong Sauth.
At the meeting, the ambassador congratulated Vong Sauth on being elected as Second Vice President of the Cambodian NA and expressed his admiration for the great achievements that the Cambodian people have achieved in the past decade, especially in the last three years during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The country’s successes in the pandemic prevention and control contributed to its economic recovery and development, Tang said, noting the Cambodian NA made important contributions to these achievements.
The Vietnamese ambassador congratulated Cambodia on fulfilling its role as Chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2022 and Chair of the 43rd ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA-43), as well as successfully organising major events and activities including the 32nd Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 32), the 12th Southeast Asian Para Games (ASEAN Para Games 12), and the election of the 7th NA.
Regarding the cooperative relationship between the two legislative bodies, Ambassador Tang applauded the results of the recent meeting and field trip of the working group of the foreign affairs committees of the Cambodian, Lao and Vietnamese NAs to prepare for a coming meeting of their top legislators.
Tang proposed that the Cambodian and Vietnamese NAs to hasten the two governments to complete the border demarcation between the two countries and consider creating a legal corridor for cooperation in all fields between Vietnam and Cambodia, thus facilitating trade and investment activities, for the stable development and prosperity of the two countries.
Tang suggested the Cambodian NA promote mutual visits between leaders of the two countries' legislative bodies, uphold existing cooperation mechanisms, and establish new ones.
For his part, Cambodian official Vong Sauth said he acknowledged and appreciated Vietnam's timely and wholehearted support in overthrowing the Pol Pot genocidal regime and helping revive Cambodia.
Vietnamese friends have always supported Cambodia in its journey to find peace and national development, he said.
He also expressed his support for the connection of highways and railways between the two countries as proposed recently by Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Thipadei Hun Manet.
These are new development steps between the two countries, he affirmed, expecting that the above projects will soon be completed, contributing to the development of both countries.