Ministry of Foreign Affairs Confirms Bangladesh Premier’s Visit to Cambodia

Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Bangladesh H.E. Ms. Sheikh Hasina will pay an official visit to Cambodia on Dec. 3-5, 2017, at the invitation of Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, pointed out the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in a press release issued this morning.

According to the same source, during the visit, H.E. Ms. Sheikh Hasina will be granted a Royal Audience by His Majesty Preah Bat Samdech Preah Boromneath Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, at the Royal Palace.

Moreover, the Bangladeshi premier will pay separate courtesy calls on Samdech Vibol Sena Pheakdei Say Chhum, President of the Senate, Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin, President of the National Assembly, and hold a bilateral meeting with Samdech Techo Hun Sen.

After the bilateral meeting, the Heads of Government of both nations will preside over the signing ceremony of a number of cooperative documents to be followed by the Joint Press Announcement.

H.E. Ms. Sheikh Hasina will also lay wreathes at the Monument of Independence, pay homage to the memory of the great war heroes and heroines of Cambodia, pay tribute and respect at the Royal Memorial of His Majesty the late King-Father Samdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk, visit Toul Sleng Genocide Museum and attend a Business Dialogue organised by the Cambodian Chamber of Commerce.

H.E. Ms. Sheikh Hasina used to visit Cambodia in January 2011, while Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen paid a visit to Bangladesh in June 2014.

During the Cambodian premier's visit from June 16-18, 2014, four important cooperation deals, including the agreement on the establishment of a joint commission for promoting bilateral cooperation, the memorandum of understanding on scientific and technical cooperation in the field of agriculture, the agreement on cultural cooperation, and the agreement on the promotion and reciprocal protection of investment, were signed.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press