State and NGO-Run Child Care Centres and Services Decentralised to Sub-National Level

Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation has announced the delegation of state and NGO-run child care centres and services to be under the administration of the sub-national level.

Being abide by the sub-decree of the Royal Government of Cambodia, the official announcement taking place recently here in Phnom Penh was presided over by H.E. Vong Sauth, Minister of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation.

Some 170 participating officials from concerned government bodies from both national and sub-national levels attended the event � viewed as another democratic reform effort.

The minister expressed his optimism that the decentralisation will contribute essentially to promoting effective services of the state and NGO-operated child care centres, responsive to actual contexts of the capital and provinces across Cambodia.

H.E. Vong Sauth also encouraged all competent government bodies and concerned stakeholders to join hands for best service deliveries for children.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press