Cambodian Foreign Minister To Pay Working Visit to Russia Next Week

Senior Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Cambodia H.E. Prak Sokhonn, Co-Chair of the Cambodian-Russian Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation, will lead a delegation to pay a working visit to the Russian Federation on Aug. 23-24, 2017.

According to a press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, while in Moscow, H.E. Senior Minister will hold bilateral meeting with his Russian counterpart H.E. Sergey Lavrov, during which the bilateral relations as well as regional and international issues of common concern will be discussed.

During the visit, H.E. Prak Sokhonn will co-chair with H.E. Nikolay Nikiforov, Minister of Telecom and Mass Communication of the Russian Federation, the 10th Session of the Cambodian-Russian Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation that will review the implementation of the agreements reached at the 9th Session of the Cambodian-Russian Inter-Governmental Commission and explore new possibilities that can further strengthen the Cambodian-Russian cooperation in various fields.

After the conclusion of the 10th Session of the Cambodian-Russian Inter-Governmental Commission, a number of documents, including the Agreement on Cooperation in the Field of the Use of Nuclear Energy for Peaceful Purposes between the Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia and the Government of the Russian Federation; Memorandum of Understanding on Environmental Protection, Natural Resources Management, Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development Cooperation between the Ministry of Environment of the Kingdom of Cambodia and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation; Joint Action Programme between the Federal Agency for Tourism (Russian Federation) and the Ministry of Tourism of the Kingdom of Cambodia for the Period of 2018-2020; Plan of Consultations between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Kingdom of Cambodia for 2018-2020; and Protocol of the 10th Session of Cambodian-Russian Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation, are expected to be signed.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press