Their Majesties the King and Queen-Mother Donate US$2 Million to Support Anti-COVID-19 Efforts
AKP Phnom Penh, June 24, 2020 —
His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, and Her Majesty the Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk have donated each US$1 million as a contribution to the Royal Government of Cambodia to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
The royal donation was announced on “Royal du Cambodge” Facebook page this afternoon.
This is the second time that the monarchs contributed their personal budget to support the anti-COVID-19 efforts. The first financial contribution of US$300,000 was made in March 2020.
As of this morning, there are in total 130 confirmed cases in Cambodia, of them 128, or 98.46 percent, have recovered. Most of the positive cases are imported ones.
Since the first case detected in Preah Sihanouk province in late January, the COVID-19 pandemic has so far hit 13 provinces and capital of Cambodia.
By C. Nika