Tuesday, 8 March 2011

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Combating Violence against Women Is a Priority in Cambodia

Phnom Penh, March 8, 2011 AKP – The Ministry of Women’s Affairs has sent a letter to the editor of The Cambodia Daily stressing the royal government’s efforts and achievements in combating violence against women. The full letter dated Mar. 7 reads as follows:

Forum on Cambodia-Thai Relationship

Sakaeo, Thailand March 8, 2011, AKP—H.E Nouv Sowatharo (left), Secretary of State at Cambodian Ministry of Information was greeted by Mr. Sanit Naksooksee, governor of Sakaeo province at Forum on Cambodia-Thai Relationship at Burapa University in Sakaeo today.

The forum is the follow-up of the 3-day seminar on news media management with the participation of 170 news media people including 124 journalists from Cambodia.

By AKP contributor

Lao PM Concludes Visit in Cambodia

Phnom Penh, March 8, 2011 AKP – Prime Minister of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, H.E. Thongsing Thammavong, concluded his two-day official visit in Cambodia on Tuesday.

During his stay in the Kingdom, the Lao premier was received by Senate President Samdech Akka Moha Thamma Pothisal Chea Sim. On the occasion, he expressed his country’s support to Cambodia’s stance in peacefully resolving the border dispute with Thailand.

In a meeting with Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, H.E. Thongsing Thammavong recognized that Cambodia is victim of Thailand’s internal crisis, as the Lao government has followed closely Cambodian-Thai situation.

Lao PDR highly evaluated the Royal Government of Cambodia for having taken a just position and respected the international law and norms, which gained international community’s support, he added.

Both sides also expressed their satisfaction with Cambodia-Laos cooperation and they agreed to hold different events to mark the 55th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between the two countries, including the opening of a fair, art performances and the inauguration of a border marker at Dom Kralar under the presidency of both prime ministers.

The Lao prime minister was also received in a royal audience by His Majesty Preah Bat Samdech Preah Boromneath Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, at the Royal Palace. He further paid courtesy call on National Assembly President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin and visited the National Museum.

H.E. Thongsing Thammavong was appointed as Prime Minister of Laos in late December 2010. –AKP


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