Cambodian PM Ends Fruitfully His Visit in Bangladesh

image001The first ever official visit of Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun image002Sen in the People’s Republic of Bangladesh from June 16-18, 2014 ended with fruitful results.

The Cambodian premier arrived home safely on June 18, at around noon, and was greeted at the airport by H.E. Sar Kheng, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, as well as many other senior government officials.

According to a joint statement released yesterday by the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, during Samdech Techo Hun Sen’s visit in Bangladesh, both sides signed four important cooperation deals, including the agreement on the establishment of a joint commission for promoting bilateral cooperation, the memorandum of understanding on scientific and technical cooperation in the field of agriculture, the agreement on cultural cooperation, and the agreement on the promotion and reciprocal protection of investment.

Both sides agreed to establish a Joint Commission to identify new areas of cooperation and coordinate and deepen existing cooperation in various areas, and a Joint Trade Council to be co-chaired by the Ministries of Commerce of the two countries to widen economic cooperation and broaden trade relations between the two countries, said the joint statement.

They also stressed the need for strengthening relations between business communities of the two countries and in this context, encouraged the private sectors to develop an institutional arrangement between their Chambers of Commerce to exploit the full potentials of bilateral trade, it pointed out.

During his three-day stay in Bangladesh, Samdech Techo Hun Sen visited some historical places in Dhaka, including Bangabandhu Memorial Museum, a memorial monument in honor of fallen combatants, and Dharmajika, an ancient pagoda, and on the occasion, the Cambodian prime minister donated US$10,000 in contribution to the development of the pagoda.

In addition, Samdech Techo Hun Sen attended a dinner reception organized by the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry.

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