Legislature to ratify VN-Cambodia Supplementary Border Treaty at 8th session
VGP – The National Assembly will ratify the
Supplementary Treaty to the 1985 Treaty on the Delimitation of National
Boundaries and the 2005 Supplementary Treaty between Viet Nam and Cambodia at
its 8th working session scheduled to open next Monday.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Cambodian Prime
Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen at the signing ceremony of the 2019 border treaty
in Ha Noi on September 5, 2019. Photo: VGP
The above news was released by Nguyen Hanh Phuc,
Chairman of the National Assembly Office and Secretary General of 13th National
Assembly at a press conference on Friday.
The Legislature will also approve Protocol on land
border demarcation and marker planting between the two countries, Phuc said.
The 2019 Treaty was signed by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan
Phuc and Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen in Ha Noi on the
occasion of the latter’s official visit to Viet Nam from September 4-5.
Viet Nam and Cambodia share the border line of 1,245km
passing 10 provinces of Viet Nam and nine provinces of Cambodia.
Both sides started boundary delimitation and border
marker planting since 1986 on the basis of the signed treaties. As of December
2018, they have completed 84% of the workload.
Also at the 8th working session, the Legislature will
debate and pass 13 draft laws and comment on 8 law projects.
Draft laws to be approved include Labor Code (revised),
Law on Securities (revised), Law on Libraries, Law on Military Reserve Force,
Law on Militia and Self-Defense Forces (revised), Law on Entry and Exit of
Vietnamese Citizens, and Law on amending and supplementing a number of articles
of the Law on entry, exit, transit and residence of foreigners in Viet Nam.
The legislators will discuss report on socio-economic
performance in 2019, pass socio-economic performance in 2020, consider
feasibility report for first construction phase of the Long Thanh International
They will also deliberate on an overall plan for
socio-economic development in ethnic and mountainous areas among other issues./.