Friday, December 06, 2013
Hun Sen to lead delegation to Tokyo Summits
The Cambodia Herald, Dec. 5, 2013
PHNOM PENH (The Cambodia Herald) -- Prime Minister Hun Sen will lead a Cambodian delegation to participate in the 40th ASEAN-Japan Commemorative Summit and the 5th Mekong-Japan Summit, which will be held from December 12 -14 in Tokyo, Japan.
After the conclusion of the two summits he will pay an official visit to Japan until December 17. Hun Sen's travel to Japan was by invitation of Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, according to a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday.
The delegation will include Foreign Minister Hor Namhong, Minister of Commerce Sun Chanthol, Minister of Economy and Finance Aun Poun Moniroth and other members of government . The 40th ASEAN-Japan Commemorative Summit will adopt a vision statement on friendship and cooperation on "jointly tackling the challenges in the region and globally". The 5th Mekong -Japan summit will approve strategies that was adopted in Tokyo, 2012 for the cooperation between Japan and the Mekong region.
During the official visit to Japan from December 15 -17, Prime Minister Hun Sen and his counterpart Mr. Shinzo Abe will hold bilateral talks and preside over the signing ceremony of four documents, which are:
1 - Exchange of Notes of the Project for Improvement of the National Road No. 1.
2 - Exchange of Notes of the Project for Improvement of Sihanouk Provincial Referral Hospital
3 - Exchange of Notes of the Project for Improvement of the Equipment for the Restoration of the Western Causeway of Angkor Wat
4 - Memorandum on Defense Cooperation and Exchange between the Ministry of Defense of Japan and the Ministry of National Defense of the Kingdom of Cambodia.
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