DPM Aun Pornmoniroth Represents Cambodia at 37th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits

AKP Phnom Penh, November 07, 2020 —

On behalf of Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, H.E. Dr. Aun Pornmoniroth, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economy and Finance, will represent Cambodia at the 37th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits which will be held via Video Conference from Nov. 12-15, 2020.

According to a press release of the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation issued this morning, H.E. Dr. Aun Pornmoniroth will deliver his address at the 37th ASEAN Summit, 23rd ASEAN-China Summit, 23rd ASEAN-Japan Summit, 21st ASEAN-ROK Summit, 8th ASEAN-U.S. Summit, ASEAN-New Zealand Leaders’ Summit, ASEAN-Australia Leaders’ Summit, 23rd ASEAN Plus Three (APT) Summit, 15th East Asia Summit, 11th ASEAN-UN Summit, 17th ASEAN-India Summit, and 4th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Summit.

H.E. Deputy Prime Minister will also participate in the ASEAN Women Leaders’ Summit, where H.E. Dr. Ing Kantha Phavi, Minister of Women’s Affairs, will deliver an address on “Women’s Role in Building a Cohesive, Dynamic, Sustainable and Inclusive ASEAN Community in a Post-COVID World”, the 12th Mekong-Japan Summit, the 2nd Mekong-ROK Summit, and ASEAN Plus Three Leaders’ Interface with Representatives of East Asia Business Council, which will be held in occurrence with the 37th ASEAN Summit.

H.E. Aun Pornmoniroth will be accompanied by H.E. Dr. Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports, H.E. Prof. Mam Bun Heng, Minister of Health, H.E. Dr. Ing Kantha Phavi, Minister of Women’s Affairs and H.E. Say Samal, Minister of Environment, and other senior government officials.

Preceding the 37th ASEAN Summit, H.E. Mrs. Eat Sophea, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and ASEAN SOM Leader of Cambodia, will represent Cambodia on behalf of H.E. Prak Sokhonn, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, at the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), the 22nd ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC) Council Meeting and the 28th ASEAN Coordinating Council (ACC) Meeting to be held virtually on Nov. 10, 2020.

Samdech Techo Prime Minister Hun Sen and H.E. Deputy Prime Minister Prak Sokhonn have expressed deep regret to their counterparts for being absent in these important events due to their mandatory 14-day self-isolation in accordance with the national safety regulation against COVID-19.

By C. Nika