Japan Provides US$6 Million Emergency Assistance to Cambodia to Combat COVID-19 

AKP Phnom Penh, June 12, 2020  –​ The Government of Japan has decided to extend to the Royal Government of Cambodia an Emergency Assistance, comprising of medical supplies and technical assistance up to US$ 6,320,167 through United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS).

The decision was shared by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in a press release made public this evening.

The assistance is aimed to contribute to international efforts for tackling COVID-19 outbreak and especially to preventing the spread of this pandemic in Cambodia, it underlined.

“Recognising the kind support of the Government of Japan during these unprecedented times and circumstances, the Royal Government of Cambodia is committed to using this precious Emergency Assistance to effectively address COVID-19 global health emergency and recover from its economic and social ramifications, as well as to ensure the well-being of Cambodian people,” affirmed the same source.

“The Royal Government of Cambodia wishes to express its deepest gratitude and sincere appreciation to the Government of Japan for this invaluable emergency assistance,” stressed the press release.

By C. Nika