ACC Delegation Paid a Working Visit to Cambodia

source:ASEAN-China Centre

From 18 to 22 April 2017, an ACC delegation led by Ms. Kong Roatlomang, Director of Education, Culture and Tourism Division, paid a working visit to Cambodia. Representatives from Zhejiang Yalong Educational Equipment Joint-stock Co., Ltd (Yalong Company) and Yangzhou Polytechnic College (YPC) also joined the delegation.

During the visit, the delegation paid courtesy calls respectively to H.E. Mr. Yuk Ngoy, Vice Minister of Education, Youth and Sports of Cambodia, and Mr. Tan Qingsheng, Deputy Chief of Mission and Political Counselor of Chinese Embassy in Cambodia, and exchanged views on strengthening Cambodia-China educational cooperation.

In the meetings, Director Lomang briefed on ACC’s mandate and its efforts in promoting ASEAN-China educational cooperation. She said ACC would continue to play a bridging role, through implementing various activities and cooperating with relevant sectors of both sides, to further promote Cambodia-China as well as ASEAN-China educational cooperation. Vice Minister Yuk Ngoy said Cambodian government attaches great importance to education especially vocational education, and there is large potential for educational cooperation between Cambodia and China. Counselor Tan positively valued ACC’s efforts in promoting practical cooperation between ASEAN and China, and said Chinese Embassy would like to provide all necessary support to ACC’s relevant activities in Cambodia. Both the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of Cambodia and the Chinese Embassy would like to enhance communications with ACC to jointly promote Cambodia-China and ASEAN-China educational cooperation.

Arranged by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, the delegation also paid field visits to 3 schools in Cambodia, which enabled the delegation to better understand the overall condition of vocational education in Cambodia, and laid a solid foundation for future cooperation.