Phnom Penh and Beijing’s Alliance Formed

Phnom Penh capital of Cambodia has entered historic sister city alliance with Beijing � the capital city of People's Republic of China.

Official alliance agreement was inked here yesterday by Phnom Penh Municipal Governor H.E. Khuong Sreng and visiting Member of the Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China's Beijing Municipal Committee H.E. Ms. Qi Jing.

The milestone, underscored H.E. Khuong Sreng, will further enhance relationship between the two nations, including the areas of economy, culture, education, science and technology, and environment.

According to the governor, Beijing is the seventh city of the People's Republic of China which entered sister city alliance with Phnom Penh.

For H.E. Ms. Qi Jing, Cambodia as well as Phnom Penh capital is an intimate partner of China and Beijing, and the alliance will allow the two friends to exchange comprehensive experience in city development.

Formalisation of city alliance between Phnom Penh and Beijing was specially happened this year when the diplomatic relations of the two countries turn 60 years.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press