Cambodia Establishes Permanent Mission to WTO

The Royal Government of Cambodia has recently established a new Permanent Mission in charge of trade and economic affairs to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), according to the Ministry of Commerce’s news release.

The newly-established Permanent Mission, headed by an ambassador along with five diplomats and expert officials will represent the Royal Government of Cambodia to boost cooperation with different international organisations, especially WTO, it added.

Based in Geneva, Switzerland, this newly-established Permanent Mission will act as a coordinator and play an active role in multilateral negotiations at the WTO to generate benefits for Cambodia and all the least developed countries (LDCs), said H.E. Pan Sorasak, Minister of Commerce at the recent official nomination of Cambodia as the Head of LDC Group Coordinator, which consists of 36 members and 8 observers, for a one-year mandate between mid-February 2017 and mid-February 2018.

The Permanent Mission was established by a sub-decree signed by Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, on Feb. 21.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press