PM Hun Sen Calls for More ASEAN-India Cooperation on Connectivity

Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen of the Kingdom of Cambodia has encouraged more cooperation between ASEAN and India on physical and digital connectivity.

In the 16th ASEAN-India Summit in Bangkok, Thailand this morning, the Cambodian Premier laid stress on further physical and digital connectivity cooperation between India and ASEAN, especially Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam through provision of financing and technical assistance.

Samdech Techo Hun Sen also voiced Cambodia's support for the elaboration of new action plan 2021-2025 which is a roadmap for joint cooperation actions for the common interest of ASEAN and India.

In addition, Samdech Techo Prime Minister called for strengthening and expansion of trade and investment between both sides to achieve their goal of US$200 billion bilateral trade by 2022.

According to ASEAN Thailand 2019 website, the 16th ASEAN-India discussed the promotion of ASEAN-India Strategic Partnership and means to increase maritime cooperation, trade and investment, connectivity, as well as cooperation in science, technology, and innovation. On the socio-cultural front, the meeting explored further cooperation on people-to-people connectivity, cultural exchanges, and tourism.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press