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Lawmakers off to China

Lawmakers off to China

President of the National Assembly Heng Samrin and a group of Cambodian People’s Party lawmakers departed for a week-long trip to China yesterday aimed at strengthening bilateral cooperation between the two countries.

Kom Kosal, cabinet chief for the NA President, said Heng Samrin would be meeting with Wu Bangguo, the chairman of the Standing Committee of China’s National Assembly Congress, as well as several other senior Chinese officials.

The delegation is also set to tour economic and scientific development zones in Liaoning and Guangzhou provinces.

“The visit was made at the invitation of Wu Bangguo and is aimed at strengthening a long history of friendship between China and Cambodia,” the cabinet chief said.

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