Samdech Say Chhum Receives Visiting Lao President

Samdech Vibol Sena Pheakdei Say Chhum, President of the Cambodian Senate, held talks here yesterday afternoon with visiting President of Lao People’s Democratic Republic H.E. Bounnhang Vorachith.

On the occasion, the Lao leader thanked Samdech Say Chhum for his warm welcome and expressed his conviction that through his two-day visit in the Kingdom, the traditional ties of friendship, solidarity and cooperation between both nations and peoples will be further strengthened and expanded.

For his part, Samdech Say Chhum recalled the long-lasting relations between Cambodia and Laos and congratulated the two governments, especially the two legislative bodies, on their fruitful cooperation, as well as voiced support to all cooperation projects between both governments at the present and in the future.

The Cambodian senate president also accepted the Lao side’s invitation to pay a visit to Laos at his convenient time.

On the same day, H.E. Bounnhang Vorachith was received in a Royal Audience by His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, and met with National Assembly President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin and Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen.

H.E. Bounnhang Vorachith arrived in Cambodia on Feb. 22 for a two-day state visit, at the invitation of His Majesty the King Norodom Sihamoni.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press