Vietnamese govt donates rice to Cambodian disaster victims

News and Press Release
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Phnom Penh, Oct. 22 (VNA) -- A ceremony was held in Ta Khmau township in Cambodia's Kandal province on Oct. 21 to receive 500 tonnes of rice in aid from the Vietnamese Government.

Speaking at the ceremony, General Kun Kim, chief advisor to Prime Minister Hun Sen, thanked the Vietnamese Government and people's invaluable assistance to Cambodia, especially their help for the Cambodian people to free from the Khmer Rouge's genocidal regime in the past and to safeguard peace and build the country at present.

Vietnamese ambassador to Cambodia Nguyen Duy Hung said apart from 500 tonnes of rice, the Vietnamese Government, mass and religious organisations, and provinces sharing border with Cambodia presented rice seedlings, food and teaching aids to victims of drought and flood in Cambodia.