Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, held here this morning at the Peace Palace separate talks with H.E. Pengiran Kasmirhan Pengiran Tahir, newly appointed Ambassador of Brunei Darussalam to Cambodia, and H.E. Ngo Anh Dung, outgoing Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia.
During the meeting with the new Bruneian diplomat, Samdech Techo Hun Sen spoke highly of the bilateral cooperation between Cambodia and Brunei, stressing that it is progressing day by day and year by year even though it has not yet reached what both countries’ leaders wished.
The two countries still have a lot of potential to promote their cooperation to a new level, underlined the Cambodian premier, adding that the rice export from Cambodia and the establishment of Brunei-Cambodia direct flight are the main factor to boost the relationship between both ASEAN countries.
H.E. Pengiran Kasmirhan Pengiran Tahir pledged to do his best to expand the bilateral cooperation through the strengthening of cooperation between the youths, and cultural and trade exchange.
In the meeting with the outgoing Vietnamese ambassador, Samdech Techo Hun Sen highly appreciated H.E. Nguyen Anh Dung’s diplomatic mission in Cambodia, particularly in increasing Vietnamese investments in the Kingdom, stressing that the bilateral trade exchange between the two neighboring nations reached to US$3.5 billion.
The Cambodian prime minister also thanked the Vietnamese government and people for having provided health services to the Cambodians living along the common border, and supported Cambodia’s peace seeking, reconstruction and development.
For his part, H.E. Ngo Anh Dung said he had done his utmost to tighten the relationship and cooperation between both countries, notably in the areas of investment, trade, culture, humanity and so on, and he thanked all Cambodian leaders and civil servants for their support and cooperation for the success of his diplomatic mission.