Phnom Penh, January 19. Juan Carlos Marsán Aguilera, Deputy Head of Cuban Communist Party Central Committee’s Department for External Relations,paid a courtesy call with Prak Sokhonn, Senior Minister and Minister ofhe Kindom of Cambodia.
Minister Prak Sokhonn highlighted the visit of the Cuban delegation as a great opportunity for the two countries to discuss ways of strengthening and expanding friendship and cooperation between Cambodia and the Republic of Cuba.
He also recalled the discussion exchange with Cuban Foreign Minister in the United Nation General Assembly in New York on September 2017 in strengthening bilateral relations and cooperation. Senior Minister expressed gratitude to the Cuban government and People for providing assistance to the Cambodians after the liberation of the Khmer Rouge genocide.
Prak Sokhon also welcomed to raise the Head of the delegation of Cuba's intention to strengthen cooperation, particularly in education by providing scholarships to medical students and the cooperation between Cuban International Relations Institute and Cambodian Diplomatic Institute established by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.