Cambodia, Japan Discussion on Development Aid

Senior representatives of the Governments of Cambodia and Japan have discussed official development aids for the former.

The update was shared through a press release sent out yesterday by the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC).

The discussion was co-chaired by H.E. Chhieng Yanara, Secretary General of CDC's Cambodian Rehabilitation and Development Board and H.E. Horinouchi Hidehisa, Japanese Ambassador to Cambodia.

Along with other concerned stakeholders, representatives from Ministries of Economy and Finance, and Commerce as well as from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) also took part in the meeting.

As underlined by the source, the discussion aimed to review current grant aid policy and development projects of Japan in Cambodia, so as to improve future practices.

Japan is a biggest supporter of Cambodia; and the country has provided financing to Cambodia with an amount of about US$2.84 billion up to 2017.

For 2018 alone, Japan has planned a package of about US$168 million to Cambodia.

ource: Agency Kampuchea Press