|Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen (Photo: EPA/VNA)|
Cambodian PM to attend Mekong, CLV summits in Vietnam
Vietnam Plus | 29 March 2018
Phnom Penh (VNA) – Prime Minister of Cambodia Hun Sen will attend the sixth Greater Mekong Sub-Region Summit (GMS-6) and 10th Cambodia – Laos – Vietnam Development Triangle Summit (CLV-10) in Hanoi.
Invited by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Hun Sen will lead a delegation to the events on March 30 and 31.
According to a press release of the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Cambodian PM will deliver a speech at the GMS Business Summit, focusing on the successes and challenges in the development of the Mekong sub-region.
It said during the 6th GMS Summit, themed “Leveraging on 25 Years of Cooperation, and Building a Sustainable, Integrated, and Prosperous GMS”, participating leaders will formally adopt the Hanoi Action Plan 2018-2022 and the Regional Investment Framework 2022.
At the CLV-10, the leaders will review past achievements of the initiative and set plans for the future in key areas, including cooperation in economy, trade, investment, infrastructure and energy. They will adopt the Plan of Action for Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam economic connectivity up to 2030 and sign a joint declaration.
The participation of Prime Minister Hun Sen at the two events reflects Cambodia’s commitment to promoting friendship within the GMS and the CLV to ensure peace, stability and development in the region.
The Cambodian PM’s entourage includes Aun Pornmoniroth, Senior Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance; Sun Chanthol, Senior Minister, Minister of Public Works and Transports; Var Kimhong, Senior Minister, Chairman of the National Border Committee; Pan Sorasak, Minister of Commerce; Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism; Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports; and Veng Sakhon, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.-VNA