Thirty (30) Cambodian children, aged from 10 to 12 years old, will be selected to be trained in Go, a well-known Chinese board game, in Thailand.
Visiting Mr. Korsak Chairasmisak, Chairman of the Executive Committee at CP ALL Plc., raised the planned training during his courtesy call on Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, at the Peace Palace here this morning, according to H.E. Eang Sophalleth, Assistant to the Premier.
CP All will bear all the costs, he underlined, adding that his company will also provide 20 scholarships to Cambodian students, 10 of which for Bachelor’s Degree and 10 others for technical skills.
Besides, Mr. Korsak Chairasmisak sought recommendations from Samdech Techo Hun Sen over the areas his company could expand its investment in Cambodia.
In reply, the Cambodian Prime Minister advised Mr. Korsak Chairasmisak to work with H.E. Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports over the training on Go Game and the scholarships, and with H.E Sok Chenda Sophea, Minister Attached to the Prime Minister and Secretary General of the Council for the Development of Cambodia over the investment potential in the Kingdom.
Samdech Techo Hun Sen also suggested CP All to invest in paper production which is currently in high demand and the creation of an organic fertiliser factory in Cambodia.
According to an online source, Go is an abstract strategy board games for two players in which the aim is to surround more territory than the opponent. It was invented in China thousands of years ago.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press