H.E. Ith Samheng Receives Swedish Ambassador

Minister of Labour and Vocational Training H.E. Ith Samheng has discussed bilateral cooperation and the Global Deal with newly-appointed Ambassador of Sweden to Cambodia H.E. Ms. Maria Sargren.

In the meeting taking place at the ministry office here in Phnom Penh on Aug. 8, the new ambassador spoke highly of the cooperation between Cambodia and Sweden to date, particularly in trade, culture and research.

H.E. Ith Samheng and H.E. Ms. Maria Sargren touched heavily on the Global Deal � global commitment to jointly address the challenges in the global labour market toward benefit for all, in alignment with goal 17 of the United Nations Sustainable Development.

On behalf of the Royal Government of Cambodia, the minister reiterated the support for the Global Deal for decent job and inclusive growth.

Cambodia, he added, has been cooperating with International Labour Organisation (ILO) to establish an office to support the Global Deal initiative rollout in the country.

The two sides appreciated good mutual support and looked forward to further cooperation.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press