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Cambodian PM Hun Sen to visit Việt Nam

Update: December, 04/2018 - 10:00
Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen will lead a high-ranking delegation of the Cambodian Government on an official visit to Việt Nam from Thursday to Saturday.— Photo pakistanpoint.com

HÀ NỘI — Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen will lead a high-ranking delegation of the Cambodian Government on an official visit to Việt Nam from Thursday to Saturday.

The visit will be made at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, according to the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Việt Nam and Cambodia officially established diplomatic relations on June 24, 1967. The two nations have regularly maintained the exchange of visits at all levels.

Việt Nam has become one of Cambodia’s leading economic partners with two-way trade reaching nearly US$3.8 billion in 2017, up more than 25 per cent year-on-year. The two countries are striving to raise the figure to $5 billion in the coming years.

Việt Nam has to date invested in 206 projects in Cambodia with combined registered capital of $3.02 billion, ranking in the top five foreign investors in Cambodia. Meanwhile, Cambodia has poured $58.1 million into 18 projects in Việt Nam.

In 2017, up to 835,000 Vietnamese visited Cambodia while 222,000 Cambodians went on tours of Việt Nam. — VNS

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