Remarks at the The Opening of Construction Site to Build 69.56 km of National Road No. 78 from Ratanakiri Town (Banlung) to Cambodia-Vietnam Border (O’Yadauv) With the Concessional Loan from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

Your Venerable Buddhist Monks,

H.E. Truong Vinh Trong, Deputy Prime Minister of Socialist Republic of Vietnam

Your Majesties, Your Excellencies Member of Senate, National Assemble and the Government’

Your Excellencies Ambassadors, Delegates of Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Ladies and Gentlemen, National and International Guests,


Selected Comments at Groundbreaking Ceremony to Build NR 78 between Baan Lung and O Yadao in the Province of Ratanakiri

Today I have a great pleasure to be with all of our people in the province of Ratanakiri to officiate the groundbreaking ceremony to build a segment of the National Road (NR) 78 from Baan Lung to O Yadao on the border with Vietnam. I am pleased that we have with us today HE Truong Vinh Trong, Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam and diplomatic corps and national and international guests. Construction of the segment is a major contribution and means for the area’s integration within the national as well as the golden triangular