Finance Minister Receives New Japanese Ambassador

Senior Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth received here recently newly appointed Ambassador of Japan to Cambodia H.E. Hidehisa Horinouchi to discuss development cooperation as well as economic cooperation between both countries.

On the occasion, H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth welcomed the appointment of the Japanese ambassador and hoped that bilateral cooperation between Cambodia and Japan in all sectors will be further strengthened and expanded during the ambassador's diplomatic term.

H.E. Minister laid stress on the active contribution of the Government of Japan to the social and economic development of Cambodia, especially to the election reform and election process in 2017 and 2018. He also requested the Japanese side to encourage more Japanese investors to invest in Cambodia

For his part, H.E. Hidehisa Horinouchi noticed the development of Cambodia and affirmed that Japan will continue strengthening and expanding both financial and technical cooperation in accordance with the national strategic development plan of Cambodia.

According to Ministry of Economy and Finance, Japan has so far provided a total of US$3,483 million in grant aid and concessional loan for Cambodia.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press