H.E. Dr. Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism, Chairman of the National Olympic Committee of Cambodia (NOCC) and Permanent Vice President of the Cambodian SEA Games Organising Committee (CAMSOC) and Cambodian ASEAN Para Games Organising Committee (CAMAPGOC) has received a highest decoration from the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA).
The conferment ceremony took place in the opening ceremony of the 41st OCA General Assembly here in Phnom Penh on Oct. 4 under the presidency of Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen.
The highest medal was awarded by H.E. Raja Randhir Singh, Acting President of OCA as in honour of H.E. Thong Khon for his dedication to the Olympic movement.
It is also the recognition of his hard work to promote the Cambodian sports development by hosting various international tournaments, including the forthcoming SEA Games-ASEAN Para Games 2023 and the Asian Youth Games 2029.
Addressing the function, H.E. Thong Khon considered the decoration as an honour for Cambodia, athletes, coaches, National Sports Federations, and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press