U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Visits Cambodia

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Mr. W. Patrick Murphy, will travel to Phnom Penh, on April 25, 2017, according to a press release of the U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh AKP received this morning.

During his stay in Cambodia, Mr. W. Patrick Murphy will have different meetings with the Cambodian government, opposition, civil society, and private sector, it pointed out.

Mr. W. Patrick Murphy will also participate in a conversation with members of the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative, it added.

Mr. W. Patrick Murphy served previously as Deputy Chief of Mission and Charge d'affaires in Thailand (2013-2016) and Lesotho (2006-2008). His prior Washington service includes Special Representative for Burma, Director/Deputy Director of the Office for Mainland Southeast Asia, political advisor for the Haiti Working Group, and desk officer for Burma and Laos. Since joining the Department of State in 1992, he has also completed diplomatic assignments abroad in Burma, China, Iraq, Guinea, and Mali.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press