Phnom Penh (VNA) – Fresh News
online newspaper and Rasmei Kampuchea daily’s e-version of Cambodia on July 16-17 ran articles introducing
the upcoming State-level visit to Cambodia by Vietnamese Party General
Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong.
The articles cited a press release of
Cambodia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation as saying that
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong will pay a State-level visit to the
country from July 20-22 at the invitation of Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni.
He is scheduled to meet with King Norodom
Sihamoni, visit Queen Mother Norodom Monineat Sihanouk and pay courtesy visits
to Great Supreme Patriarchs Tep Vong and Bou Kry.
He will have meetings with Cambodia’s
Senate President Samdech Say Chhum and National Assembly President Samdech Heng
The Party chief will also have an official
meeting with Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Hun Sen. Following the meeting, they
will witness the signing of a joint statement on enhancing the friendship and
cooperation between the two countries, and several other documents.
On this occasion, Party General Secretary
Nguyen Phu Trong and Senate President Say Chhum will co-hosted a ceremony to
inaugurate the Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Monument located in Preah Sihanouk
According to the press release, the year
2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the diplomatic ties between Vietnam and
Cambodia. Therefore, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s visit affirms
the long-term, firm friendship and cooperation between the two countries.
It is expected to significantly contribute to
intensifying the bilateral relationship across fields, the press release