Vietnam pledged to help Cambodia in hosting the 27th Annual Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) in Siem Reap next year.
The commitment was made at the meeting between Prime Minister Hun Sen and Tòng Thị Phóng, deputy chairwoman of the National Assembly of Vietnam at Peace Palace today.
Eang Sophalleth, Mr Hun Sen’s assistant, told reporters after the meeting that Ms Thi Phong’s visit to Cambodia was aimed at enhancing cooperation between parliaments of both countries and handover position to Cambodia to host the APPF in 2019.
“She said that the Vietnam counterpart was committed to helping share experiences to Cambodia in relation to hosting the event and to its eventual success in organising this forum.”
He said the premier applauded and appreciated Vietnam’s commitment and he asked the Vietnam National Assembly to continue work and cooperate with each other in order to make the APPF in Cambodia a success.