Former DPM Encouraged Japanese Investors for Skills and Knowledge Transfer

While calling for more Japanese investment, Former Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Keat Chhon, Honorary President of National Supreme Economic Council encouraged the Japanese investors to further consider transferring skills and knowledge to their Cambodian workers.

H.E. Keat Chhon made the point recently when meeting with Ambassador of Japan to Cambodia H.E. Hidehisa Horinouchi here in Phnom Penh on bilateral partnership cooperation policy.

Former DPM spoke highly of Japanese investment in Cambodia which was around US$1,541 million between 1994 and 2016.

Giving Japan's quality image especially in technology, added H.E. Keat Chhon, the country's investment should further promote employment of women, knowledge and skill transfer as well as human resource development.

Japan has been one of Cambodia's biggest development partners contributing to the country's development in various areas.

According to H.E. Keat Chhon, between 1994 and 2016, Japan's official development assistance to Cambodia was about US$3,483 million - of the amount US$2,463 million were grants and US$1,020 were concessional loans.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press