Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen presided over a gathering and hosted a lunch with 320 cyclo drivers here at Koh Pich Convention and Exhibition Centre on Mar. 8.
This is the second year that the Premier held the get-together with them, after he initiated the establishment of the Cyclo Foundation and he as well as his family members donated some US$140,000 to this foundation last year.
Samdech Techo Hun Sen, also Honorary President of the Cyclo Foundation, pledged to continue supporting this foundation while each of the cyclo drivers has so far received a supporting budget of some US$600 annually.
The Prime Minister also expressed his gratitude to all donors who have supported this foundation in order to preserve cyclo as well as to assist the drivers.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press