MFA-IC Releases PM’s Visit Programme in Japan

Cambodia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MFA-IC) released today the programme of the forthcoming visit by Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen to Japan.

According to its press release, the Cambodian premier will pay an official working visit to Japan from Aug. 6 to 9, 2017, at the invitation of the Government of Japan.

During his stay in Japan, Samdech Techo Hun Sen will pay a courtesy call on His Imperial Highness Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan.

After attending the welcoming ceremony, Samdech Techo Prime Minister will hold a summit meeting with H.E. Shinzo Abe, Japanese Prime Minister, and before proceeding to a Joint Press Announcement, the two Prime Ministers will preside over the signing ceremony of two documents on Japanese assistance to Cambodia � a Grant Aid of Yen 3,948 million, approximately US$35 million for the implementation of the Project for Flood Protection and Drainage Improvement in Phnom Penh Capital City (Phase IV), and a Concessional Loan of Yen 23,502 million, approximately US$209 million for implementing the Sihanoukville Port New Container Terminal Development Project.

Besides, Samdech Techo Hun Sen will also receive separate courtesy calls by representative of Japan-Cambodia Parliamentary Friendship Association, Japan-Mekong Parliamentary Friendship Association, Japan External Trade Organisation and four Japanese companies.

At this opportunity, Samdech Techo Hun Sen will deliver a keynote speech at the Seminar on Investment opportunities in Cambodia organised by Japan-Cambodia Association, visit Waste Disposal Facility, and take a test ride on Automated Guideway Transit (AGT). He will also meet with Cambodian students who are studying in Japan.

The Cambodian premier will be accompanied by H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth, Senior Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance; H.E. Ouk Rabun, Minister of Rural Development; H.E. Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism; and other members of the Royal Government of Cambodia.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press