Cambodia, Bangladesh To Move Forward Together for Development

The Kingdom of Cambodia and the People's Republic of Bangladesh were committed to move forward together for the future development.

The commitment was made by Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen and his visiting Bangladeshi counterpart H.E. Ms. Sheikh Hasina during their bilateral meeting held here this morning at the Peace Palace.

At a joint press conference following their bilateral talks, Samdech Techo Hun Sen said H.E. Ms Sheikh Hasina's visit this time is a new historical event for Cambodia and Bangladesh since 2001.

The Cambodian premier considered today's discussion as fruitful for both countries to continue going forward together as developing nations.

Cambodia voiced its support to Bangladesh that wants to be an ASEAN sectoral dialogue partner and to take part in the Mekong-Ganga cooperation framework.

For her part, H.E. Ms. Sheikh Hasina said the two leaders were determined to enhance the relations and cooperation between the two countries to a new level.

Cambodia is a close friend and has the same concept of regional and global peace building as Bangladesh, she underlined.

During the visit, Cambodia and Bangladesh signed 11 documents including the Joint Communique on the Outcome of the Official Visit of H.E. Ms. Sheikh Hasina to Cambodia, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation and Collaboration on Matters Related to Implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (Agenda 2030), MoU concerning the Cooperation in the Field of Labour and Vocational Training, MoU on Cooperation in the Field of Tourism, MoU on the Modalities for Institutional Cooperation under the Joint Trade Council, MoU on Institutional Cooperation on Matters Related to Promotion of Investment, MoU on Cooperation in the Field of Information and Communication Technology, MoU on Cooperation in the Field of Aquaculture and Fisheries, MoU on Collaboration and Cooperation in the Preservation of their War History, War Monuments and War Relics, MoU on Academic Cooperation between Royal Academy of Cambodia and Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies, and Agreement of Cooperation between the Cambodian Chamber of Commerce and the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press