Vietnam’s National Day celebrated in Cambodia

Thursday, 31/08/2023 15:05
The Vietnamese Embassy in Cambodia on August 30 held a ceremony in Phnom Penh to celebrate the 78th anniversary of the August Revolution (August 19) and the National Day (September 2).
At the ceremony (Photo: VNA) 

Speaking at the ceremony, Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia Nguyen Huy Tang reviewed major milestones in the history and achievements Vietnam has gained during the national defence and development process.

Vietnam has always steadfastly adhered to independence, self-reliance, peace, friendship, cooperation and development, diversification, multilateralisation, and deep integration into the region and the world. It has also actively worked with other ASEAN member countries to build a harmonious and prosperous ASEAN Community.

The Ambassador also emphasized that Vietnam and Cambodia have been side-by-side overcome hardships to gain independence; build, protect, and develop the country.

Despite many changes in the world and regional situation, the two countries have always maintained close cooperation and achieved remarkable achievements in various fields, he said.

On behalf of the Royal Government of Cambodia, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Sok Chenda Sophea highly appreciated the sacrifice and determination of the Vietnamese people in the struggle for independence and reconstruction of the country under the clear-sighted leadership and strategic vision of the Communist Party of Vietnam.

He affirmed that Cambodia and Vietnam will continue to promote relations in all fields and at all levels, based on solidarity, mutual trust and understanding.

Meanwhile, Mr. Ly Van Thia, Chairman of the Khmer-Vietnam Association branch in Kandal province, shared that Vietnamese origin people have a relatively stable life thanks to the support of the Cambodian Government, as well as solidarity, cooperation between the two countries./.