Minister of Finance and Swedish Delegate Talk about Continued Cooperation

Cambodian Senior Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance H.E. Aun Pornmoniroth has recently received Swedish delegation to talk about development cooperation.

The minster met with the visiting Swedish delegation led by H.E. Johannes Oljelund, Director-General for International Development Cooperation, Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, at the Economy and Finance Ministry here in Phnom Penh.

In his update for the guest, H.E. Aun Pornmoniroth highlighted the government's development policies and strategies for more in-depth reform in order to promote employment, ensure equity wealth distribution and enhance efficiency of governance.

Thanks to those concrete guidelines, added the minister, Cambodia has maintained its annual economic growth of around 7 percent.

He also acknowledged continuous assistance by the Government of Sweden in contribution to the development of Cambodia, particularly the areas of public financial management reform and sub-national governance.

From his side, H.E. Johannes Oljelund thanked H.E. Aun Pornmoniroth for the hospitality and spoke highly of Cambodia's social stability and high economic performance.

He continued that the Government of Sweden is defining continued development cooperation with Cambodia from 2018 to 2022.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press