Cambodian Premier Meets Foreign Ambassadors PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 27 June 2011 19:16

Out-going Pakistani Ambassador H.E. Mohammad Younis Khan paid a farewell visit to Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen here on June 13 after his diplomatic mission in Cambodia.

The Pakistanis diplomat told the Cambodian prime minister of the development of the relationship between the two countries in his four-year diplomatic mission in Cambodia, according to Mr. Ieng Sophalet, an assistant to the Cambodian premier, who told the reporters after the meeting.

Regarding the trade exchange, Cambodia imported goods from Pakistan, the Pakistani diplomat said, asking for Cambodian exports as much as possible to Pakistan.

Pakistan has resources, materials and technology to be able to be brought to Cambodia for rice-growing sector with the high productivity, he said.

He also briefed the Cambodian premier on the possession of raw materials for textile industry, and modern technology in his country, which he said could create a favorable condition to the cooperation between the two nations, thus contributing to the national development in Cambodia.

In reply, the Cambodian premier welcomed what the Pakistani ambassador said above, urging Pakistan to encourage the trade relation between the two countries and investment.

He urged the Pakistani ambassador to help attract Pakistani investors to understand the potentials in Cambodia to enable them to find points where they could make their investments in the country.

He also urged the two countries to do cooperation in agriculture in response to the need of the world because the two nations are rice exporters.

On the same day, Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen met with newly-appointed Thai Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Sompong Sanguanbun, during which he said he hoped the new Thai diplomatic mission will help facilitate the relationship between the two countries.

He asked for having an attempt made in finding a resolution through all mechanisms for the interests of the peoples of the two nations.

The Cambodian premier is still optimistic over the resolution to the problem between Cambodia and Thailand because a process of relation between the peoples of the two countries is still going on and the trading between the two countries still continues, according to the premier’s assistant.

Cambodia and Thailand have to do cooperation in the framework of ASEAN to reach the objective of creating ASEAN community by 2015, the Cambodian prime minister said.

For his part, the new Thai ambassador pledged to do his best to promote the cooperation between the two countries in all fields during his diplomatic mission in Cambodia.