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Indian president set to arrive next week

Indian president set to arrive next week

INDIA’S president, Pratibha Patil, will arrive in Cambodia next week for a six-day state visit, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. According to a statement by the ministry yesterday, Patil, who will visit the country from September 13-18, will preside over the signing of two agreements: a memorandum of understanding between the two nations’ audit authorities and an agreement relating to the Stung Tasal Water Resources Development Project. During her visit, she will also meet with King Norodom Sihamoni and Prime Minister Hun Sen, the statement said.

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