Cambodia, Laos vow to boost bilateral ties

- Thursday, 25/04/2024, 08:41

Cambodia and Laos vowed to boost their bilateral relations and cooperation for mutual benefits during Lao President Thongloun Sisoulith’s State visit to the neighbouring country on April 23-24.

At a meeting between the Lao leader and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet in Phnom Penh on April 23, the two sides agreed to further promote bilateral cooperation in a number of major areas, including energy, connectivity, border affairs, transnational crime combat, defence and security, as well as people-to-people exchange.

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At the meeting between Lao and Cambodian leaders. (Photo:

Hun Manet asked the Lao side to find appropriate measures to ensure a sustainable and timely supply of electricity to Cambodia.

For border affairs, Thongloun Sisoulith confirmed the Lao side’s readiness to work with Cambodia based on the Cambodia-Laos Border Demarcation Treaty 2023.

Thongloun Sisoulith thanked Cambodia for its support to Laos as ASEAN Chair 2024, stressing that Laos will learn from the success of Cambodia who held the ASEAN Chairmanship in 2022.

He said Laos is looking forward to welcoming Hun Manet to attend the ASEAN Summits in October in Vientiane./.