HO CHI MINH CITY, Dec. 21 (Xinhua) — Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said here on Wednesday that Cambodia always attaches importance to reinforcing cooperation and friendship with Vietnam, including Ho Chi Minh City.
He made the statement when meeting with Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Dinh La Thang, Vietnam News Agency reported.
For his part, Thang described the prime minister’s visit to Vietnam as a demonstration of the countries’ sound neighborliness and also a chance to expand bilateral partnerships, including collaboration between Ho Chi Minh City and Cambodia.
Thang asked the Cambodian prime minister to continue providing favorable conditions for Vietnamese businesses, including those from the city, to do economic, trade, cultural and tourism activities.
Also on Wednesday, Prime Minister Hun Sen met with over 200 former Vietnamese officers and soldiers who voluntarily performed international duties in Cambodia.