Get-together for Ho Chi Minh City’s former experts assisting Cambodian revolution

Tuesday, 2022-06-21 15:41:59
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Delegates at the event (Photo: VNA)
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NDO/VNA – A get-together for former experts of Ho Chi Minh City who assisted the Cambodian revolution in the 1979-1989 period was organised on June 21 as part of activities to celebrate the 55th founding anniversary of Vietnam – Cambodia diplomatic ties.

The event was jointly hosted by the municipal Party Committee, People’s Council, and People’s Committee, and the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of the city.

Addressing the event, Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Van Nam, Commander of the Ho Chi Minh City Military Command, praised the achievements of former experts of Ho Chi Minh City who helped revive and build the Phnom Penh capital city in the period, affirming that they successfully completed their international obligation.

On behalf of the Cambodian government, Cambodian Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City Sok Dareth thanked the Vietnamese Party, State, people, volunteers and generations of experts, including those from Ho Chi Minh City, for helping liberate the Cambodian people from the Pol Pot genocidal regime, and develop the country.

Their wholehearted support contributed to a peaceful, stable and prosperous Cambodia as it is today, he stressed.

The Cambodian people always keep in mind the great sacrifices of generations of Vietnamese volunteers and experts for the cause of protecting peace, territorial integrity and development of the two countries, he said, noting that those contributed to consolidating the solidarity between the peoples.