Construction begins on new Vietnam-Cambodia border marker

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Construction begins on new Vietnam-Cambodia border marker

A ground breaking ceremony for border marker 314 was held in Kien Giang province on March 25 according to response to the friendship borderline agreement signed between the Vietnamese and Cambodian Governments.

The event was co-organised by the Kien Giang provincial People’s Committee and the Administrative Committee of Kampot province in Cambodia.

Since 2007, the Kien Giang and Kampot province joint task force has identified 15 out of 28 locations to plant border markers. Border marker 314 is the final to be erected along land borders between the two provinces.

Addressing the ceremony, the vice governor of Kampot province, highlighted the results of the comprehensive cooperation between Kien Giang and Kampot provinces to establish a peaceful, friendly borderline that contributes to strengthening the traditional friendship between Vietnam and Cambodia.

The planting of the final border marker realizes the agreement reached by the Vietnam-Cambodia Joint Committee for Land Border Demarcation and Marker Planting during its session in Phnom Penh from March 12-14, 2012, she added.

Tran Thanh Nam, Vice Chairman of the Kien Giang provincial People’s Committee, also highlighted the significance of border marker 314 and pledged to create favourable conditions for relevant agencies to ensure the project's progress and quality.

The border marker is scheduled to be inaugurated on June 24 to celebrate the 45 th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and Cambodia.

Source: VOV/ Photo: CPV

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