July 31, 2013
Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Tea Banh on
Tuesday hailed good friendship relations and cooperation with China in
all fields and believed that the ties would be further enhanced for
"I am very satisfied with Cambodia-China friendship relations and
believe that our ties will grow stronger from day to day," Tea Banh said
during a meeting with newly-designated Ambassador of China to Cambodia
The two countries have very good ties in all rounds of cooperation, particularly politics, economics and military, he said.
The minister also thanked China for providing a great amount of aid to Cambodia for social and economic development.
Meanwhile, he told Bu that Cambodia had successfully organized a
general election on Sunday and according to the initial results, the
ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) of Prime Minister Hun Sen got the
Bu expressed congratulations to the CPP for its victory in the
election and said she observed that the election process was conducted
smoothly and peacefully.
The Ambassador said her diplomatic mission to Cambodia was made in
the year that Cambodia and China have been celebrating the 55th
anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations and the
Cambodia-China Year of Friendship.
She vowed to further strengthen and expand cooperation in all fields between the two countries for mutual benefits.
Cambodia-China ties reached top level of the Comprehensive Strategic
Partnership of Cooperation in December 2010, and during the visit of
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen to China in April this year, the two
nations agreed to set up an inter-governmental coordination committee to
jointly implement the Action Plan on the Implementation of the
Comprehensive Strategic Partnership of Cooperation.
Bu succeeded ex-Ambassador Pan Guangxue, whose three-year diplomatic mission in Cambodia came to an end last month.
She presented her credentials to His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, the King of Cambodia, on July 19.