Sunday, November 21, 2010

Cambodia, Myanmar Agree to Promote Cooperation

The Prime Ministers of Cambodia and Myanmar agreed to promote their cooperation, during their bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the 5th Cambodia-Laos-Myanmar-Vietnam (CLMV) Summit held here today afternoon at the Peace Palace.

In the meeting, the Prime Minister of Myanmar, H.E. Thein Sein, suggested that the joint committee established since 1996 resume its meeting with an aim to promote the cooperation already signed and to push up other fields of cooperation, said Ieng Sophalet, assistance to the Cambodian premier.

The leader of Myanmar also informed Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen of the country’s general election on Nov. 7, stressing that this is the 5th of the 7-step road map of the Union of Myanmar.

He further expressed his satisfaction with the close cooperation between Cambodia and Myanmar, particularly through the visit exchange of both countries’ leaders. He also invited Samdech Techo Hun Sen to pay another official visit to Myanmar.

In reply, the Cambodian prime minister welcomed and congratulated Myanmar on the results of the election. He supported H.E. Thein Sein’s suggestion on bilateral cooperation, underlining that the two countries should further promote their cooperation, especially in the trade field.

Samdech Techo Hun Sen thanked Myanmar for having provided scholarship to Buddhist monks-students, and he said he would visit Myanmar in an appropriate time.

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