PM Hun Sen Suggests Opening of British Universities in Cambodia

Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has encouraged the United Kingdom to open schools, especially universities in Cambodia, after noting a growing trend of Cambodian students pursuing their studies in the UK.

The encouragement was made in a farwell meeting with outgoing British Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Ms. Tina Redshaw at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh this afternoon, according to H.E. Eang Sophalleth, Assistant to the Cambodian Prime Minister.

Samdech Techo Hun Sen thanked Ms. Redshaw for her efforts in promoting the relationship and cooperation between the two countries, and spoke highly of the British people’s and government’s support for Cambodia’s peacekeeping process, reconstruction and development.

For her part, the outgoing British ambassador appreciated the good cooperation from the Cambodian Premier, civil servants and people for the success of her diplomatic mission, which led to the enhancement of relations and cooperation in various fields such as education, environment, economy, trade, health, mine clearance, and so on.

H.E. Ms. Tina Redshaw expressed her optimism that Cambodia will see a sustainable development in the future.

Cambodia and the United Kingdom have established their diplomatic ties since 1953.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press