Joint plans needed with Cambodia: PM

Wednesday, August 12, 2009


HA NOI — Viet Nam and Cambodia need to promote co-operation, share experiences and support each other in the fields of land management, urban planning and construction for the development of both countries, said Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.

Prime Minister Dung made the statement while receiving the Cambodian Senior Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction, Im Chhun Lim, in Ha Noi yesterday.

Dung said he was delighted at the development of relations between two countries in all fields and the outcome of talks held between the visiting Cambodian Senior Minister and Vietnamese Minister of Construction Nguyen Hong Quan and Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Pham Khoi Nguyen.

He stressed the need for relevant ministries and agencies of Viet Nam and Cambodia to join efforts to implement agreements reached between the two sides.

Viet Nam would help train human resources for Cambodia in the field of construction and share legislative experiences in land management and construction with Cambodia, said Dung.

He stressed that Viet Nam wished to effectively implement agreements signed between the two Governments in boosting investment and trade between the two countries, particularly investment activities of Vietnamese businesses in Cambodia.

Lim thanked Viet Nam for its assistance to Cambodia in the fields of construction, land management and urban planning.

He committed to support Vietnamese businesses operating in the field of construction to do business in Cambodia as well as create favourable conditions for the HCM City University of Civil Engineering and University of Architecture to open branches in Cambodia. — VNS


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