China has expressed welcome to the presence of His Majesty Preah Bat Samdech Preah Boromneath Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, at the upcoming opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics.
“His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni is an old friend of the Chinese people. We welcome His Majesty to China to witness the historical moment of Beijing becoming the first city ever to host both the summer and winter editions of the Olympic Games,” underlined Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Mr. Zhao Lijian during his regular press conference on Jan. 25.
“As China’s neighbour with long-standing friendship, Cambodia firmly supports China in hosting the Beijing Winter Olympics,” he said.
The 2022 Winter Olympics, officially the XXIV Olympic Winter Games and commonly known as Beijing 2022, is an international winter multi-sport event scheduled to take place from Feb. 4-20, 2022 in Beijing and venues near neighbouring towns of Yanqing and Chongli in the People's Republic of China.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press