HANOI, Dec. 18 (Xinhua) -- Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang will lead a high-ranking delegation for a state visit to Cambodia from Dec. 23 to 24 at the invitation of Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni, said a Vietnamese official here on Thursday.
According to Pham Thu Hang, vice spokesperson of Vietnam's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the visit was aimed at strengthening friendship and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Cambodia.
"During the visit, the two sides will discuss practical measures to boost bilateral cooperation in areas including politics, security, economy and trade," said Hang, adding "they will discuss regional and international issues of mutual interests. "
Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang is scheduled to hold talks with Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni, chairman of the Cambodian People's Party and also President of the Senate of Cambodia Chea Sim, President of Cambodian National Assembly Heng Samrin, and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen.
The Vietnamese leader will also meet with several Vietnamese enterprises investing in Cambodia and visit some Vietnam-invested projects in Cambodia, said the official.
Vietnam and Cambodia established diplomatic relations in 1967.