Cambodia handed over the leadership of the Least Developed Countries (LDC) Group Coordinator to the Central African Republic in a ceremony held late last week in Geneva, Switzerland, according to a news release of the Cambodian Ministry of Commerce.
Minister of Commerce of Cambodia H.E. Pan Sorasak gave a wooden hammer, the symbol which represents the leadership role, to H.E. Hassan Come, Ministry of Commerce and Industry of Central African Republic.
On the occasion, H.E. Pan Sorasak highlighted the Group's success and achievements during Cambodia's leadership between Feb. 20, 2017 and Feb. 16, 2018.
The participants, including H.E. Yonov Frederick Agah, Deputy Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), spoke highly of the achievements and thanked Cambodia for its endeavors in bringing benefits for the LDCs.
H.E. Pan Sorasak also expressed Cambodia's commitment to continue its active role as a member of TROIKA along with Benin and Central African Republic in strengthening and expanding the role of LDCs.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press