Vietnamese Cambodians living in Siem Reap province, Cambodia, have received five tonnes of rice, a present from Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
The rice was delivered to needy Vietnamese families in Siem Reap City, Kampong Khleng fishing village and Mac La Fishing Village on Tonle Sap Lake, by the Vietnamese General Consulate in Battambang province and the Association of Cambodians of Vietnamese Origin in Siem Reap province on December 3 – 4.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc pledged the rice during his meeting with representatives of Vietnamese residents in Siem Reap on November 23, as part of his recent visit to Cambodia to attend the ninth Cambodia – Laos – Vietnam (CLV) Development Triangle Area.
There are about 1,600 Vietnamese Cambodians households with 6,500 people in Siem Reap province. Most of them live on fishing and small business with low income. VNA