Representatives of the Vietnamese Ministry of Planning and Investment
and the Cambodian Ministry of Planning met in Hanoi on March 5 to devise
orientations for their future cooperation.
Bui Quang Vinh stressed the need for the two ministries to focus on more
practical and effective contents of cooperation in order to work as
advisors for their Governments in making development policies.
He suggested the holding of regular high-level meetings as well as
those for experts to exchange experience in socio-economic development.
The minister also touched upon the expansion of cooperation areas
relating to the Vietnam-Laos-Cambodia development triangle.
He praised the Cambodian side for its achievements over the past time,
especially those in economics, inflation curbing and agriculture.
Cambodian Minister Chhay Than spoke highly of Vietnam’s support
and cooperation in economic development, education and infrastructure,
and expressed his hope for more support from the Vietnamese side in the
Following the talks, the two ministers signed the fourth ministerial-level cooperation minutes.
On this occasion, Vinh handed Friendship Orders and Medals to a number
of individuals and groups of the Cambodian ministry for their
contributions to the bilateral cooperation.-VNA