Samdech Say Chhum Seeks Japan-Mekong Parliamentary Friendship Association’s Assistance

Samdech Vibol Sena Pheakdei Say Chhum, President of the Senate of Cambodia, has requested the Japan-Mekong Parliamentary Friendship Association to help Cambodia in human resource training and provide materials and scholarships to officials of the Senate General Secretariat.

Samdech Say Chhum made the requests while receiving Mr. Ryu Shionoya, President of Japan-Mekong Parliamentary Friendship Association, at the Senate Palace, Phnom Penh on Monday.

Samdech Say Chhum thanked the Government and people of Japan for their active contribution to Cambodia's development.

In reply, Mr. Ryu Shionoya pledged to consider the requests, and appreciated the cooperation between the legislative bodies of both nations.

Mr. Ryu Shionoya also informed Samdech Say Chhum that the aim of creation of Japan-Mekong Parliamentary Friendship Association is to promote the relations between Japan and other countries in the Mekong region in the fields of economy, infrastructure, and human resource development.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press