Modi, Cambodian PM review development partnership, discuss quick impact projects
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held wide-ranging talks with his Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen on Wednesday and reviewed the robust development partnership between the two countries, including capacity building programmes and quick impact projects under the Mekong-Ganga Cooperation framework.
In their virtual meeting, the two leaders held discussions on the entire range of bilateral issues, including cooperation in the fields of trade and investment, human resource development, defence and security, development cooperation, connectivity, post-pandemic economic recovery and people-to-people ties.
They expressed satisfaction at the pace of bilateral cooperation, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement.
PM Hun Sen emphasised the importance that Cambodia attaches to its relations with India and Prime Minister Modi reciprocated the sentiment and stressed Cambodia's valued role in India's Act East policy.
The leaders reviewed the robust development partnership between both countries, including capacity building programmes and quick impact projects under the Mekong-Ganga Cooperation framework, the MEA said.
Prime Minister Modi also highlighted the historical and civilisational links between the two countries and expressed his happiness at India's involvement in restoration of Angkor Wat and Preah Vihear temples in Cambodia, which depict the cultural and linguistic connect between the two countries, it said.
The two leaders also exchanged views on regional and global issues of shared interest, the statement said.
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