The United Kingdom has pledged to continue assisting Cambodia in different areas, particularly economy, trade, investment, education, finance, infrastructure, renewable energies, and environment with an aim to deepen the relations and cooperation between the two countries.
The pledge was made by newly appointed British Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Dominic Williams while paying a courtesy call on Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen at the Peace Palace here this afternoon, according to H.E. Eang Sophalleth, Assistant to the Cambodian Premier.
H.E. Dominic Williams said he noted Cambodia’s rapid development compared to his previous visit in 2010, and spoke highly of Samdech Techo Hun Sen’s leadership in bringing about peace and stability to the country, containing and preventing the COVID-19 spread, reopening the country and resuming all socio-economic activities, well managing the Cambodian economy, and successfully hosting the ASEAN Summits and Related Summits, as well as of his attention to mine clearance.
For his part, Samdech Techo Prime Minister extended warm welcome to H.E. Dominic Williams’ diplomatic mission in Cambodia and praised him for fluently speaking Khmer.
Samdech Techo Hun Sen also thanked the UK for its assistance to mine clearance operations in Cambodia, and laid stress on Cambodia’s commitment to achieve its goal of a mine-free nation by 2025 thanks to supporting resources from charitable people and partners.
Besides, the Premier laid stress on his intention to have British universities in Cambodia and encouraged more British investments to Cambodia.