HAVANA, Cuba, Dec 9 (acn) The president of the Cuban National Assembly (Parliament), Ricardo Alarcon, met on Wednesday in Havana with his Cambodian counterpart, Heng Samrin, who is on his fourth official visit to the Caribbean island.
According to Granma newspaper, the visitor thanked the Cuban Government and the Communist Party for their warm welcome and expressed his interest in strengthening bilateral ties.
His stay in Havana coincides with the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Cuba and Cambodia.
Alarcon said friendship bonds between the two nations are very strong and praised the efforts made by the Cambodian people in favor of their independence.
Heng Samrin is heading a Cambodian delegation visiting Cuban health and education institutions.