Vietnam and Cambodia will work together to formulate a joint programme “Connecting the two economies.”
The agreement was reached at the fifth session of the Vietnamese Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the Cambodian Ministry of Planning (MoP) in Phnom Penh on February 24 co-chaired MPI Minister Bui Quang Vinh and MoP Minister Chay Than.
The joint programme will span a number of key areas, including transport, telecommunications, finance, banking, agriculture, and tourism connecting border provinces of both sides.
Vinh and Than said in 2014 the two ministries will continue conducting regular visit exchanges to share experience and increase cooperation, especially in training.
The two ministries convened the meeting during Vietnam’s MPI delegation visit to Cambodia from February 23-26.
MoP Minister Than presented the Cambodian Prime Minister’s Order to 26 officials and former experts of the Vietnamese MPI.
Minister Vinh paid a courtesy visit to Prime Minister Hun Sen.