His Majesty Preah Bat Samdech Preah Boromneath Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, has sent a congratulatory message to The Right Honourable Dame Cindy Kiro, the 22nd Governor-General of New Zealand.
“On the inauguration of Your Right Honourable as Governor-General of New Zealand, I have great pleasure to extend to Your Right Honourable my warm congratulations,” wrote the Cambodian monarch in his recent royal message.
“While I am satisfied that the cordial relations of friendship and cooperation between Cambodia and New Zealand, bilaterally and within ASEAN, have steadily grown, I seize this opportunity to reiterate my gratitude for New Zealand's contribution to the implementation of the Paris Peace Agreements through UNTAC,” added His Majesty the King.
Dame Cindy Kiro become the first female Maori Governor-General of New Zealand at her swearing-in on Oct. 21.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press