Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn will pay a three-day visit to China on Thursday to further strengthen cooperation and ties between both countries.
Mr Sokhonn’s planned trip comes weeks after King Norodom Sihamoni attended the Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations in China on May 13.
Foreign Affairs Ministry issued a statement on Tuesday night, saying that Mr Sokhonn has been invited by China State Councilor and Foreign Affairs Minister Wang Yi.
Mr Sokhonn will spend three days in Beijing from Thursday to Sunday to further strengthen and expand cooperation and friendly ties between both nations, the statement said.
“His Excellency Deputy Prime Minister will meet His Excellency State Councilor Wang Yi for an in-depth discussion on ways and means to promote collaboration between the foreign ministries of the two countries and other areas of cooperation”, it said. “He will also exchange views with his Chinese counterpart on regional and international issues of common interest and concern.”
The statement said that Mr Sokhonn will also pay a courtesy call on Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.