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Vietnam’s President to visit Kingdom Monday

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Vietnamese President Nguyen Phu Trong. Supplied

Vietnamese President Nguyen Phu Trong will make a two-day state visit on Monday to meet the Kingdom’s high ranking officials and witness the signing of a number of documents.

The news was announced by the Foreign Affairs Ministry in a Wednesday statement, noting that Mr Nguyen’s visit is at the invitation of King Norodom Sihamoni.

“During the visit, HE Nguyen Phu Trong will be granted an audience by His Majesty Preah Bat Samdech Preah Boromneath Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, and Her Majesty Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk of Cambodia, at the Royal Palace,” the statement said, adding that Mr Nguyen will also meet Dhamma Mahanikaya Supreme Patriarch General Tep Vong and Great Supreme Patriarch of Dhammayuttikanikaya Bour Kry.

Additionally, Mr Nguyen is expected to meet Senate President Say Chhum, National Assembly President Heng Samrin and Prime Minister Hun Sen.

During Mr Nguyen’s visit to Phnom Penh in July 2017, he joined Mr Hun Sen in presiding over the signing of five agreements aimed to strengthen Cambodia-Vietnam relations, including disaster relief and a deal on electricity development and cooperation between respective telecommunications ministries.

Full story in Friday’s paper

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