Phnom Penh (FN), September 22 - Hun Manet, lieutenant general in the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces, led a group delegation to pay an official visit to French Defense Ministry for many days starting from September 21.

The visit, facilitated by Chem Vidya, Cambodian Ambassador to France, is to strengthen the friendship, solidarity and cooperation between Cambodia and France.

During the visit, Hun Manet is scheduled to meet with Gen. Philippe Errera, Director-General of the General Department of International Relations and Strategic Relations (DGRIS) of the French Defense Ministry in Paris, and meet with Gen. Patrick Collet, Regional Chief of Staff of Occitanie Region in Toulouse.

During the stay and work in Toulouse, the delegation is scheduled to meet with Madame Marie-France Marchand-Baylet, President of Group La Dépèche du Midi.

Hun Manet and his delegation will also have a discussion with Memich Herbillion, MP and Chairman of the France-Cambodia Friendship Association at the French Parliament (Palais Bourbon).

This is Manet's third trip to European countries. Apart from this official visit, Hun Manet also plans to meet with Cambodian youth and students, Khmer-Chinese businessmen, and many Cambodians in countries of Europe.