Cambodian Prime Minister Attaches Great Importance to New Vietnamese Language University Faculty | World

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen. (Photo: VNA)

Phnom Penh (VNA) – The establishment of a Faculty of Vietnamese language in Cambodia Royal University of Phnom Penh (ORPP) is beneficial to the Cambodian people and helps strengthen relations between the two countries, Prime Minister Hun Sen said on August 23.

At a graduation ceremony for Asia Euro University students held in Phnom Penh, he further said that the new institution will encourage Cambodians to turn their attention to Vietnam, benefit those who live in the regions borders of Vietnam and will stimulate trade and job creation. It will allow Cambodian students to receive language training before continuing their studies in the neighboring country, he said.

More than 1,000 Cambodian students are currently studying in Vietnam, but no public university in Cambodia had previously offered a Vietnamese language degree.

At a press conference on August 19, Cambodian Minister of Education, Youth and Sports Hang Chuon Naron said the faculty was reserved for Cambodian students who get scholarships to study in Vietnam and abroad. other people interested in the language. He said he believed it would provide opportunities to boost trade between the two countries and increase the number of Vietnamese investors in Cambodia.

The minister added that RUPP already delivers bachelor’s degrees in English, French, Japanese, Chinese, Thai and Korean./.



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