The Cambodian Prime Minister, Samdech Hun Sen who was one of the 10 leaders of the ASEAN bloc who graced the Republic Day parade yesterday as chief guests has stayed back to proceed with an official tour. He kicked-off the day with a meeting with the External Affairs Minister (EAM), Sushma Swaraj who called on him this morning.
Next, he met his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi at the Hyderabad House in Janpath, New Delhi. The two leaders will be holding delegation-level talks over lunch.
The Cambodian Prime Minister is also scheduled to meet with President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu.
In the meeting with the EAM, the two leaders discussed issues of mutual interest related to development partnership, trade and investment, Human Resource Development (HRD) and people-to-people contacts.
“Building upon cultural and civilizational linkages, the EAM called on the Prime Minister of Cambodia, Samdech Hun Sen and discussed issues of mutual interest related to development partnership, trade and investment, HRD and people-to-people contacts,” EAM spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, lettered in a Twitter post.
Building upon cultural and civilisational linkages, EAM @SushmaSwaraj called on Prime Minister of Cambodia Samdech Hun Sen and discussed issues of mutual interest related to development partnership, trade and investment, HRD and people-to-people contacts. pic.twitter.com/h63f48bQny
— Raveesh Kumar (@MEAIndia) January 27, 2018
Prime Minister Hun Sen was given the ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhawan earlier this morning.