PHNOM PENH, March 18 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn will pay an official visit to Vietnam on March 20-22 to expand across-the-board mutually beneficial cooperation, said a foreign ministry statement on Saturday.
He will meet his Vietnamese counterpart Bui Thanh Son on ways to further deepen the existing relationship and cooperation ranging from politics, security, economy, trade and investment to agriculture, tourism, connectivity, health, culture and education, the statement said.
"Collaboration within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) framework, and pressing regional and international issues of common interest and concern will also be deliberated," it added.
In Hanoi, Sokhonn and Son will co-chair the 20th Meeting of the Cambodia-Vietnam Joint Commission on Economic, Cultural, Scientific and Technological Cooperation (20th JC), the statement said.
The 20th JC will chart a new course of concrete actions to strengthen and broaden wide-ranging areas of bilateral cooperation mutually beneficial to the two countries and peoples, it added. ■