LMC to continue to inject new impetus into China-ASEAN ties, ASEAN community building: Cambodian experts

The Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) will continue to inject impetus into the China-ASEAN cooperation and the ASEAN community building towards a more open, inclusive and prosperous region, Cambodian experts said in recent interviews with Xinhua.

Launched on March 23, 2016 during the first LMC Leaders’ Meeting in Sanya, a resort city in south China’s Hainan Province, the LMC consists of six countries, namely China, Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam.

Pou Sothirak, executive director of the Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace, said cooperation among the LMC countries has blossomed in areas of connectivity, industrial capacity, cross-border economy, water resources, agriculture and poverty reduction.

“Within the past five years, there have been remarkable results achieved in the implementation of LMC projects,” he told Xinhua.

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