Dak Lak, Mondulkiri increase cooperation

(VOV) -The Central Highlands province of Dak Lak and the Cambodian province of Mondulkiri signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on future cooperation in Buon Ma Thuot city on January 8.

Both sides will increase exchanges and cooperation in economy, investment, education, health care, agriculture, forestry, industrial crops (rubber and coffee plantations), and farm product processing for domestic use and export.

They will share experience in management, exploitation and proper use of forest resources, and epidemic prevention for cattle and poultry.

They will better work on border management, including border demarcation and landmark planting, in line with border agreements between the two countries, to address arising problems and ensure security and order along the border.

Both sides will work closer together to search for and repatriate remains of volunteer Vietnamese soldiers who lost their lives in Cambodia, and strengthen cooperation within the framework of the Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam Development Triangle.

Dak Lak and Mondulkiri have signed 11 MoUs over the years, focusing on border gate investment and construction and economic cooperation and development.

Mondulkiri also created favourable conditions for Dak Lak province’s enterprises to conduct surveys and invest in agricultural production, hydropower construction, and tour expansion.

Accordingly, the Dak Lak Rubber Company implemented a project on rubber development and other industrial crops in Mondulkiri with total a investment capitalisation of US$10 million.

So far, Mondulkiri has handed over 5,108 hectares of land to the company. The company also planted 1,635 hectares of rubber, creating 163 jobs for Cambodian laborers.

The Dak Lak province’s health, industrial and education sectors have also cooperated effectively with Mondulkiri.