Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region chairman Lan Tianli praised the development of Cambodia as well as the increased prosperity of the people while meeting with Prime Minister Hun Sen at the Peace Palace on April 20.

During the meeting, Lan Tianli said that he was visiting Cambodia to thank the prime minister for his support for the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, especially the China-ASEAN Expo held in Nanning, said a social media post by the prime minister.

The second purpose, the post said, is to push for the implementation of agreements made between China and Cambodia, especially regarding the China-Cambodia community of common destiny.

“The third purpose is to ask the prime minister for recommendations to strengthen cooperation between the two nations,” it added.

It said Tianli appreciated the development of Cambodia in the last few years. He last visited Cambodia in 2016 and was impressed by the development at that time, but the most recent development of Phnom Penh has impressed him even more, especially the number of high-rise buildings the evident prosperity of the people.

Hun Sen, in response, agreed to Tianli’s request for the promotion of further close cooperation.

“Prime Minister Hun Sen recommended that Tianli continue to implement the existing cooperation agreements,” the post concluded.