Cambodian PM Meets President of Japan-Mekong Parliamentary Friendship Association

Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen of Cambodia received Mr. Ryu Shionoya, President of Japan-Mekong Parliamentary Friendship Association, in Tokyo on Aug. 7, on the sidelines of his official working visit in Japan since Aug. 6.

In the meeting, Mr. Ryu Shionoya spoke highly of Cambodia's progress and informed the premier of the opening of a Consulate Office of the Embassy of Japan in Siem Reap province next year to promote tourism and investment in Cambodia.

Mr. Ryu Shionoya also asked Samdech Techo Hun Sen to help promoting the ASEAN-Japan friendship especially on the comprehensive partnership of cooperation between Japan and ASEAN.

For his part, Samdech Techo Hun Sen appreciated the creation of this Japan-Mekong Parliamentary Friendship Association, saying that the Mekong-Japan relations are inseparable from the ASEAN-Japan relations in terms of ASEAN's integration.

Samdech Techo Hun Sen also invited Mr. Ryu Shionoya to pay another visit to Cambodia.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press