The First Session of the Bilateral Political Consultations between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Kingdom of Cambodia and the Federal Public Service of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation of the Kingdom of Belgium, was conducted on 7 February 2024 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. It was co-chaired on the Cambodian side by His Excellency Dr. CHEM Widhya, Secretary of State, and on the Belgian side, by Ambassador François DELHAYE, Director Asia and Oceania.
During the discussions, both sides briefed on the political and economic development of their respective countries and expressed their desire to further strengthen and expand bilateral cooperation, especially in trade and investment. They also exchanged views on a number of regional and global issues of common concern.
Both Senior Officials agreed that the Bilateral Consultations mechanism is essential to promote closer interactions between the two Ministries. They looked forward to the holding of the Second Session of the Bilateral Political Consultations in Brussels at the earliest convenience.