Phnom Penh, March 17, 2006 AKP --
The close neighboring ties between Laos and Cambodia have been strengthened in recent years, said Lao President Khamtay Siphandone and Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni, who visited Laos from March14-16.
In a press communique released at the end of the King’s visit, the two sides spoke highly of the time-honored traditional friendship between the people of Laos and Cambodia as well as the multi-faceted cooperation between the two countries.
On this occasion, the two sides informed each other of the socio-economic development and achievements in each country. Both sides pledged to continue developing the bilateral friendship with the aim of fulfilling the two peoples’ interests.
President Khamtay Siphandone accepted King Sihamoni invitation to visit Cambodia at an appropriate time.--AKP