Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn will co-chair with H.E. Antony Blinken, Secretary of State of the United States, the second Mekong-U.S. Partnership Ministerial Meeting (2nd MUSP MM).

According to a press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation made public this morning, the 2nd MUSP MM will be held on Aug. 3 via video conference.

Other Foreign Ministers from the Mekong countries namely Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam and the Secretary-General of ASEAN will also attend the meeting, it added.

The meeting will review the progress of the cooperation since the 1st virtual Mekong-U.S. Partnership Ministerial Meeting on Sept. 11, 2020 and chart out its future direction, aiming at further enhancing and promoting stable, resilient, inclusive and sustainably prosperous Mekong sub-region, taking into consideration of the COVID-19 pandemic and the sub-region’s post-pandemic socio-economic recovery, underlined the same source.

The 2nd virtual MUSP MM will demonstrate a strong friendship and successful collaboration between the Mekong countries and the U.S. and provide potential opportunities for tangible and beneficial cooperation contributing to the sustainable development in the Mekong sub-region and ASEAN Community Building efforts, concluded the press release.

 

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press

 

 

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