PM Receives U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen received here yesterday at the Peace Palace newly-appointed U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. William E. Todd.

On the occasion, H.E. William E. Todd outlined four prioritized objectives during his tenure, H.E. Ieng Sophalet, Assistant to the Cambodian premier told reporters after the meeting.

The four objectives include further expanding and strengthening the U.S.-Cambodia bilateral ties, boosting the U.S investment in Cambodia, cooperating and providing information to relevant ministries and institutions so as to boost the bilateral relations and the development of Cambodia, and promoting the relationship between both countries’ youths.

In reply, Samdech Techo Hun Sen highly appreciated the prioritized objectives raised by H.E. William E. Todd, the assistant said.

The Cambodian prime minister said these are the main factors to boost the good cooperation between the two countries, and expressed his profound thanks to the U.S. for its assistance to the development of Cambodia.

According to a press release of the U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh, during the meeting H.E. William E. Todd also commended Samdech Techo Hun Sen for his leadership during the Cambodia’s chairmanship of ASEAN.

The U.S. remains committed to ensuring the success of ASEAN Regional Forum, and Secretary of State H.E. Mrs. Hillary Clinton looks forward to her participation, said the press release, underlining that Secretary Clinton will also lead her largest business delegation ever to the U.S.-ASEAN Business Forum in Siem Reap.


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