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11/09/2019 - 10:49

Long An - Svay Rieng: Additional cooperation agreement signed

On September 10, the delegation of Long An province including Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Tan Hoa; representatives of provincial departments, branches and unions; leaders of Thu Thua district and border districts attended the preliminary meeting to implement the cooperation agreement for the period 2016-2019; signed an additional cooperation agreement between the People's Committee of Long An Province (Vietnam) and the Administration Board of Svay Rieng Province (Kingdom of Cambodia) in Svay Rieng Province.

Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can (R) and Governor of Svay Rieng Province - Men Vibol signed an additional cooperation agreement

Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can (R) and Governor of Svay Rieng Province - Men Vibol signed an additional cooperation agreement

Governor of Svay Rieng Province - Men Vibol and the representatives of Svay Rieng Provincial Administration Board welcomed and worked with the delegation.

Over the past time, the two sides have made great efforts to implement the signed contents in the spirit of cooperation and mutual support to develop socio-economy. The two provinces have had a lot of investment in border infrastructure; upgrading and building roads connecting border areas, especially patrol roads and border belt roads.

Delegates attend the conference in Svay Rieng province

Delegates attend the conference in Svay Rieng province

Long An supported training 18 practitioners of Svay Rieng province in the medical intermediate level system; exchanged information, prevented and fought against epidemics; organized many medical examinations, dispensed medicine, and gave gifts to thousands of people in difficult areas in the border areas. Svay Rieng Provincial Cooperation Board cooperated, created favorable conditions for Team K73 Long An to search, exhume and repatriate the remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers who died during the war in Cambodia. The two sides cooperated, exchanged information, ensured security and order in the border areas; and so on.

Governor of Svay Rieng Province - Men Vibol welcomed the delegation of Long An province to work. He highly appreciated the efforts of the two provincial governments in the period 2016-2019 and thanked the Long An province's affection and support for Svay Rieng province, especially infrastructure development, free medical examination, treatment and medicine for Cambodian people.

Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can said that the conference is an opportunity to evaluate cooperation agreements in the past time; further tightening the friendship, cooperation and development between the two provinces in the coming time.

On this occasion, Long An province also handed over the monument of Hero of the Martyrs Nguyen Van Ngo (funded by the Long An province) to Svay Rieng province.

Leaders of 2 provinces present souvenirs

Leaders of 2 provinces present souvenirs

Leaders of 2 provinces present souvenirs

At the conference, the two sides signed an additional cooperation agreement with some contents. Accordingly, Long An will focus on investing and upgrading the main roads connecting border gates and border markets in Long An province; reviewing transportation routes connecting from administrative centers of border districts and towns to border gates, trails and open roads adjacent to Svay Rieng province.

Svay Rieng province is interested in speeding up the construction of asphalt road NH18 to Binh Hiep - Prey Vor International Border Gate,  etc. Long An supports training agricultural technicians suitable to the soil of Svay Rieng province. The two sides strengthened cooperation and investment activities, production and business development; create favorable conditions for goods of Long An province to access Svay Rieng market and vice versa, etc.

Delegates from 2 provinces take memorial photos

Delegates from 2 provinces take memorial photos

In addition, the two sides agreed to create favorable conditions for people of the two provinces to live, work stably and legally, in accordance with the laws of each country, and contribute to strengthening friendship relations, nice neighbors between the two sides; culture - sports exchanges on the occasion of holidays, new year of each party.

In addition, the Long An Provincial Steering Committee 515 and Svay Rieng Provincial Cooperation Board continue to coordinate and support in searching, exhuming and repatriating the remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers who died in the wartime in Cambodia; etc.

Delegates from 2 provinces take memorial photos

Offering incense at the Monument of martyrs Nguyen Van Ngo in Svay Rieng province

Before the conference, the delegation of Long An province and the government of Svay Rieng city (Svay Rieng province) held incense offering, paid a visit to the monument of the heroic martyr Nguyen Van Ngo (who contributed the body of Cambodian people. died in a minefield and rescued an injured child in Svay Rieng province 40 years ago by Pol Pot).

Here, Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can also visited and supported the fund for building gratitude houses for households to take care of the Monument./.

By Thanh Nga – Translated by Duc Tam

Source: http://baolongan.vn/long-an-va-svay-rieng-ky-ket-thoa-thuan-hop-tac-bo-sung-a81935.html

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