VN, Cambodia vow to build shared borderline of peace and development
The conference drew the
attendance of 200 Vietnamese and Cambodian officials.
The two leaders expressed their
satisfaction with the cooperation and development among border provinces
following the 9th conference (in March, 2017). So far, respective ministries
and agencies have introduced policies and measures; and inked documents which
created favorable foundation for border cooperation.
Border localities and their
residents proactively exchanged delegations and implemented specific
cooperation activities; and supported each other. National defense and security
in border areas were safeguarded. Border trade grew constantly.
The two sides highlighted the
importance of security and border cooperation to preserve peaceful and stable
environment; agreed to implement specific and regular plans to prevent
They were determined to promoting
economic linkages especially among border provinces; focusing on transport
lines, electricity, tourism, telecom, as well as banking. The two sides
targeted to early ink the Border Trade Agreement; put a new-modal market at Da
commune, Memot district, Tbong Khmum into operation; and ink a new protocol to
amend the previous one on implementation of the Viet Nam-Cambodia Road
Transport Agreement and a memorandum of understanding on Viet Nam-Cambodia waterway
Both sides also agreed to boost
investment and support border provinces via multilateral programs or sub-region
in the Southeast Asian region./.