Cambodia marks 40th founding anniversary of solidarity front
Updated : Monday, December 03, 2018 10:54 AM (GMT+0700)

A ceremony marking the40th founding anniversary of the Kampuchean United Front forNational Salvation (KUFNS) (December 2), now the Solidarity Front for theDevelopment of Cambodia Motherland (SFDCM), was held in Snoul district ofKratie province on December 2. 

At the ceremony - source: VNA

The event was attended by President of the Cambodian NationalAssembly (NA) Samdech Heng Samrin, who is also Honorary Chair of the CambodianPeople’s Party (CPP) and Chair of the SFDCM National Council; CPPPresident and Prime Minister Samdech Hun Sen; representatives from theCambodian NA and Government; and about 30,000 Cambodian people from all walksof life. 

Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia Vu Quang Minh andrepresentatives of several foreign embassies in Cambodia also attended theceremony.

Speaking at the event, Heng Samrin said the ceremony isorganised in the spirit of gratitude for great contributions made by Cambodianheroic officers and soldiers, and Vietnamese volunteer soldiers who sacrificedtheir lives during the struggle against the Khmer Rouge genocidal regime.

The army of the newly-born KUFNS, with the support ofCambodian people of all strata and especially the great, timely and effectiveassistance of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers, overthrew the genocidal regime tolead the country to a glorious victory on January 7, 1979, he said.

He also highlighted the great achievements of his country inrecent times, including its economic growth of 7 percent in many years. 

Under the leadership of CPP, Cambodia has ensured stability,peace, and development across fields as well as enhanced solidarity, friendshipand cooperation with many countries in the region and the world, hestressed. 

The KUFNS was established in Snuol district, Kratie provinceon December 2, 1978 when Cambodia was under the Khmer Rouge genocidal regime.

Source: VNA

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