|Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc (right) meets Cambodian planning minister Chhay Than in Hà Nội on November 29. — VNA/VNS Photo|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc hosted a reception for Cambodian Minister of Planning Chhay Than in Hà Nội on Thursday, saying the visit demonstrates the development of the relationship, traditional friendship and all-round cooperation.
Chhay Than said he hopes the visit will tighten collaboration between the two planning ministries, and thanked the Vietnamese Government and the Ministry of Planning and Investment for supporting his ministry in human resources training.
He informed the host of the successful outcomes of talks between the two ministries, during which they discussed different measures to expand collaboration in all fields and drafted a Cambodia-Việt Nam connectivity programme.
The minister confirmed that Cambodia always remembers Việt Nam’s support for its past struggle for national liberation from the Khmer Rouge genocidal regime as well as the current nation building and development cause.
He also extended his sympathy to the Vietnamese Government and people over severe losses caused by recent floods and storms.
The Vietnamese PM appreciated cooperation results of the two planning ministries, which have contributed to socio-economic development in each country and the bilateral relations.
He welcomed the ministries’ signing of an agreement framework on Việt Nam-Cambodia economic connectivity by 2030, urging both sides to early build a master plan on the two economies’ connectivity by 2030 as mentioned in the agreement framework.
He voiced his belief that the ministries will promote the cooperation tradition to help tighten the bilateral relations. — VNS