The heads of government of Cambodia and Belarus have agreed to deepen the bilateral cooperation for the mutual benefit of the peoples of both nations, according to the National Television of Cambodia (TVK).
During their bilateral meeting held yesterday in Minsk, the capital city of Belarus, Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen and his Belarusian counterpart H.E. Mikhai Myasnikovich agreed to further boost the two countries’ relations and cooperation in the areas of diplomacy, politics, trade and economy.
H.E. Mikhai Myasnikovich highly appreciated the Cambodian royal government under the wise leadership of Samdech Techo Hun Sen for its success in bringing about peace and development to Cambodia.
Samdech Techo Hun Sen’s visit to Belarus was made when both countries are going to mark the 20th anniversary of the establishment of their diplomatic ties, he added.
For his part, the Cambodian premier congratulated Belarus for its achievements in the past 33 years since he first visited the country in 1981.
Samdech Techo Hun Sen said his visit in Belarus this time is a new contribution to deepening the bilateral cooperation between the two countries.
“We will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of our diplomatic relations soon, so we should organize any event to inform both countries’ private sector of the two governments’ efforts [in promoting the bilateral economic and trade cooperation,” he stressed.
Samdech Techo Hun Sen also suggested more exchange programs to further build confidence between the two nations.
Following the bilateral talks, Samdech Techo Hun Sen and H.E. Mikhai Myasnikovich signed the Cambodia-Belarus Joint Communiqué, and witnessed the signing ceremony of different cooperation agreements related to the fields of public health, industry, banking, economic, trade, investment, agriculture, military, etc.
The Cambodian high-level delegation led by Samdech Techo Hun Sen arrived in Belarus on Apr. 23 after ending successfully its three-day official visit in Azerbaijan.
In Belarus, Samdech Techo Hun Sen paid separate courtesy calls on H.E. Alexander Lukashenko, President of Belarus, and H.E. Anatoly Rubinov, President of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly. He also held a talk with H.E. Ms. Pany Yathortou, President of the National Assembly of Laos, on the sidelines of his visit in Belarus.