M Donates 400 Million Riel Annually for Families of Fallen Veterans

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has announced to donate 400 million Riel (US$100,000) a year to families of fallen veterans, through Cambodia Veteran Association.

The premier made the announcement while presiding over the celebration of 9th Cambodian Veteran Day (June 21), at Koh Pich Convention and Exhibition Center, Phnom Penh this morning.

Samdech Techo Hun Sen also called for more support from the local charitable people to the activities of Cambodia Veteran Association, including house construction for veterans, etc., stressing that it is a culture of sharing and the Win Win policy for the nation.

On the occasion, Samdech Kittiprittbandit Bun Rany Hun Sen, President of the Cambodian Red Cross, also decided to provide some US$100,000 annually to support families of fallen veterans.

Currently, Cambodia has a total of 86,156 veterans and some 134,681 people are under their support.

Source: AKP