Cambodia Believes in China’s Ability to Combat COVID-19
AKP Phnom Penh, March 02, 2020 —
Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Samdech Pichey Sena Tea Banh has expressed Cambodia’s strong belief in the ability of China in eliminating novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
At the handover ceremony of protective equipment for COVID-19 donated by the Cambodian Ministry of National Defence to the Chinese counterpart, held here at the Chinese Embassy this morning, Samdech Tea Banh, also Minister of National Defence said the Chinese government will be able to defeat COVID-19 soon.
The donation, which includes 300,000 face masks and 1,500 sets of protective clothing, is a contribution to prevent this deadly disease as well as to enhance humanitarian act, he continued.
H.E. Wang Wentian, Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia, recalled Cambodia’s spiritual, material and financial support to China since the outbreak of COVID-19 in late 2019.
The donation reflects the deep meaning of “community of common destiny” between Cambodia and China as well as the deep friendship between the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces and the Chinese People’s Liberation Army and between the Cambodian and Chinese people.
Article in Khmer by Rithy
Article in English by C. Nika