Senior Minister Aun Porn Moniroth Meets French Delegation

Cambodian Senior Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth received here on Monday visiting Mrs. Sylvie Sturel, Director of International Cooperation Department of the General Directorate of Public Finance of France's Ministry for Economy and Finance.

The meeting focused on the strengthening of cooperation between the two countries' Ministries of Economy and Finance, especially on technical assistance for budget system reform in Cambodia.

On the occasion, Mrs. Sylvie Sturel raised the French government's intention to provide technical assistance to Cambodia for the amendment of Public Finance Law and the preparation of Intergrated Financial Management System and the capacity building of Cambodian inspection and audit officials.

France's Ministry for Economy and Finance will send experts to Cambodia to conduct a study on its project, Mrs. Sylvie Sturel confirmed.

For his part, H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth informed Mrs. Sylvie Sturel of the recent visit of Cambodian financial officials in France, saying that this visit is very vital for Cambodia that is implementing the programme budgeting and budget entity as well as preparing the strategic document on budget system reform 2017-2025.

H.E. Senior Minister also lauded France's success in budget reform at both national and sub-national levels, and asked the French side to help Cambodia in this field.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press