Phnom Penh (FN), Feb. 25 – His Excellency Nguyen Phu Trong, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party and President of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, landed the Kingdom of Cambodia on Monday for a state visit from 25-26 February 2019 at the invitation of His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, according to the ministry of foreign affairs’ press release dated 20 February.

During the visit, Nguyen Phu Trong will have a separate audience with His Majesty the King and Her Majesty Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk of Cambodia at the Royal Palace.

Nguyen Phu Trong will also call on His Holiness Buddhist Supreme Patriarch General Tep Vong, Supreme Patriarch of Dhamma Mahanikaya, and His Holiness Samdech Preah Abhisiri Sugandha Mohasangharajah Dhipati Bour Kry, Great Supreme Patriarch of Dhammayuttikanikaya of the Kingdom of Cambodia.

The President will receive separate calls by Samdech Say Chhum, President of the Senate, Samdech Heng Samrin, President of the National Assembly, and Prime Minister Hun Sen.

H.E Nguyen will also join the Premier to witness the signing of a number of documents.

It is the first ever visit of the President to the kingdom since his assumed office on 23 October 2018.