Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Japan, attended in Tokyo this afternoon the State Funeral of former Prime Minister of Japan H.E. ABE Shinzo.
Some 4,500 people, including about 50 current and former world leaders and around 700 international guests, joined the event of great sorrow.
Late Prime Minister ABE Shinzo was a long-time good friend of Samdech Techo Prime Minister and Cambodia. During his premiership, he worked closely with the Cambodian government in enhancing the bilateral relations between Cambodia and Japan, including the elevation of the bilateral cooperation to Strategic Partnership in 2013. The late Prime Minister had been widely acknowledged and praised for his active contribution to peace, stability, and prosperity in the region and beyond.
H.E. ABE Shinzo was a famous Japanese politician who served as Prime Minister of Japan and President of the Liberal Democratic Party from 2006 to 2007 and from 2012 to 2020. He was the longest-serving prime minister in Japanese history.
H.E. ABE Shinzo was pronounced dead on July 8, 2022, a few hours after being shot at twice while giving a campaign speech in Nara city in western Japan.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press