VICE President U Myint Swe hosted a dinner in honour of the delegation led by the Deputy Prime Minister of Cambodia Mr. Hor Namhong at Park Royal Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw, yesterday evening.
At the dinner, U Myint Swe in saying words of greetings said, “We lay stress on Myanmar-Cambodia relations. In 1955, bilateral diplomatic relations was established. We are very happy to see friendship between the two countries and mutual cooperation developing gradually. Myanmar and Cambodia are similar in historical background, Asian Values and temperament. Besides, the two countries are undertaking the task of achieving regional and global peace, as well as the harmony with each other. Both of our countries are working hand in hand with each other in making concerted efforts for building a better and strengthened ASEAN community. Meanwhile, friendship has been found to be stronger than ever. Exchange of State Visits is remarkably helpful to the development of friendship and cooperation between the two countries. Very recently, President U Htin Kyaw, made an official state visit to Cambodia, bringing about creation of new opportunities in the sphere of cooperation between the two countries.”
The Vice President added, “Myanmar will continue to cooperate closely with other ASEAN member countries in addition to Cambodia, so as to be able to solve present and future challenges so that we can build a prosperous and harmonious ASEAN community. Myanmar and Cambodia are moving towards a brighter future with firm resolutions and aims. We firmly believe that the existing friendship and cooperation between our two countries will strengthen more and more as time goes by.”
Afterwards, Mr Hor Namhong, Deputy Prime Minister of Cambodia, spoke words of thanks, followed by the dinner hosted by Vice President U Myint Swe.
Present at the dinner wereU Ohn Maung, Union Minister for Hotels and Tourism, Dr Myo Aung, Chairman of Nay Pyi Taw Council, Deputy Ministers, departmental heads, invited guests and responsible officials.
Prior to the dinner party, “An Agreement on Educational Cooperation in 2017-2021 between the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and Cambodia Government was signed by U Win Maw Tun, Deputy Minister for Education and Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Cambodia, in the presence of the Vice President and the Deputy Prime Minister.
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