His Excellency CHUM Sounry, Secretary of State of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and His Excellency Okello Henry Oryem, State Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda, had an exchange of views and discussion on the promotion of the relations in both bilateral and multilateral frameworks between the two countries, in a meeting held at the Ministry on 06 February 2024.
His Excellency CHUM Sounry and His Excellency Okello Henry Oryem, who is paying a visit to Cambodia from 04 to 07 February 2024 with an aim to promote relations with the Kingdom, shared the view that both sides should consider working toward signing some bilateral documents, including a MoU on Bilateral Consultations between the two Ministries of Foreign Affairs to serve as a platform in exploring ways and means to foster cooperation between both nations.
The two Deputy Foreign Ministers shared the commitment to deepen cooperation in the fields of trade, investment and tourism as well as to push for the direct interactions between the two countries’ Chamber of Commerce. Both sides also took the opportunity to discuss the cooperation on the international arenas.
Secretary of State CHUM Sounry expressed deep appreciation for Uganda’s successful hosting of the 3rd G77 Summit and the 19th Summit of Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) recently held in Kampala and assured his guest that Cambodia, as a founding member of NAM, stands ready to offer full support and cooperation so that Uganda can carry out successfully its noble mission as Chair of NAM from 2024 to 2027.