The President of the Cambodian National Assembly (NA) and the Ambassador of Japan to Cambodia have pledged bilateral diplomacy and development cooperation.
Samdech Moha Rathsapheathika Thipadei Khuon Sudary, the NA President, and the Japanese diplomat H.E. Ueno Atsushi reaffirmed the commitment in a courtesy meeting on Sept. 13 at the NA palace.
Cambodia and Japan have a long history of friendship, and this year marks the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations and cooperation between the two countries, said Samdech Khuon Sudary.
The diplomatic bond has been well maintained and promoted by the leaders of the two countries, including Late King Norodom Sihanouk, His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni, Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, and the current Prime Minister of Cambodia, Samdech Moha Borvor Thipadei Hun Manet.Cambodia is very proud and grateful for its rapid socio-economic development, for which the contribution of Japan is indispensable, especially in key sectors such as banking, technology, infrastructure, and human resource development.
During his tenure, H.E. Ueno Atsushi pledged to promote bilateral trade volume, encourage more Japanese tourists and investors to Cambodia, and continue scholarship provision for Cambodian students and civil servants to study in Japan.
He also congratulated Samdech Khuon Sudary for gaining the NA’s support to be Cambodia’s NA President.
The Cambodian NA President highly valued the commitment and pledged to fully support the cooperation.