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Cambodia PM calls for ASEAN unity to alleviate the impact of global crisis

26 June 2020 (Readers 124)
Agence Kampuchea Presse (AKP)

Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, together with his ASEAN counterparts attended the 36th ASEAN Summit (Plenary Session) via Videoconference.

This summit was held on June 26 under the theme "Cohesive and Responsive and chaired by H.E. Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

Samdech Techo Prime Minister was accompanied by H.E. Prak Sokhonn, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.E. Dr. Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports, H.E. Pan Sorasak, Minister of Commerce, H.E. Dr. Mam Bunheng, Minister of Health, as well as a number of senior government officials.

In his opening remarks, Samdech Techo Hun Sen highlighted that this summit reflected Vietnams able leadership of ASEAN, despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

"Since its inception 53 years ago, this is the first time that ASEAN conducts the Annual Summit via Videoconference. This unprecedented meeting shows ASEANs top-level commitment, strong resilience and adaptability to the current situation. At the same time, we are striving to advance the development of ASEAN Community building and garner solidarity under multilateral framework while the global crisis is affecting all of us, he underlined.

Photo Cr.: Agence Kampuchea Presse (AKP)


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