Phnom Penh (FN), Mar. 22 — Cambodian Premier Hun Sen congratulated Thongloun Sisoulith for being elected as president of Lao PDR.

“On behalf of the Government and the people of the Kingdom of Cambodia and my behalf, I would like to convey warmest congratulations to Your Excellency on your recent appointment as President of the Lao People's Democratic Republic. Your well-deserved promotion to this supreme position reflects the high trust and confidence of the Lao people in your able leadership and devoted services to the nation, especially in advancing Laos toward a more prosperous and brighter future,” the premier wrote.

“Taking this opportunity, I would like to extend my sincere and high appreciation to Your Excellency for nurturing the traditional bonds of friendship and fostering excellent cooperation between our two countries during your mandate as Prime Minister of the Lao PDR,” he added.

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