The meeting was organized on the
occasion that Mr. Tep Ngorn, heading a high-ranking Cambodian delegation, is
visiting Viet Nam to attend a ceremony marking the 40th anniversary of the
victory of the southwest border defense war and the joint victory of Viet Nam
and Cambodia over the Pol Pot genocidal regime (January 7).
At the reception, Ms. Ngan said
following the success of Cambodian PM Hun Sen’s official visit to Viet Nam, the
current visit by the high-ranking delegation further consolidates and enhances
the neighborliness, as well as comprehensive and long-standing cooperation
between the two countries and their law-making bodies.
She expressed her hope that under
the leadership of the Senate, parliament, and Royal Government, Cambodia can
maintain its momentum of development and stability, while its people can achieve
more in building the country towards prosperity and better position in the
region and in the world.
For his part, Mr. Tep Ngorn
expressed his delight to attend the ceremony on the 40th anniversary of its
victory against the Pol Pot genocidal regime in Viet Nam.
He took the occasion to inform
his host of Cambodia’s current socio-economic situation and its preparation for
the 27th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) in Siem
Reap in mid-January.
The Vietnamese NA Chairwoman said
the Vietnamese National Assembly supports the Cambodian parliament’s hosting of
the 27th APPF.
She stated that Viet Nam will
take an active part in the event and is willing to share its experience and
collaborate with Cambodia to help the country successfully organize the annual
The occasion, Ms. Ngan expressed
her thanks to the Cambodian Government and Senate for supporting the people of
the Vietnamese origin, expecting that the Cambodian Senate will continue
creating favorable conditions for the community so that they can contribute to
the host country’s development and the friendship it shares with Viet Nam.