Cambodian PM Pays Homage to Japanese Victims PDF Print E-mail
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PMHun Sen signs on book of condolences
Phnom Penh, March 19, 2011 AKP –Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, accompanied by government members, paid tribute on Mar. 18 at the Embassy of Japan in Phnom Penh to the Japanese deceased people of the recent massive earthquake and tsunami.

On the occasion, Samdech Techo Hun Sen signed on the book of condolences, expressing his deepest sympathy and profound condolences to the Government and people of Japan, particularly the victims and

members of the bereaved families, on behalf of the Government and people of Cambodia.

The Cambodian premier further wished that Japan can escape from the threats due to nuclear plant explosion.


Also at the weekly cabinet meeting on Friday, Samdech Techo Hun Sen and his government members observed a one-minute silence to pay homage to the Japanese deceased victims.

Following on the same day, President of the Cambodian Red Cross (CRC) Lok Chumteav Bun Rany Hun Sen paid tribute and contributed US$20,000 to support the Japanese Red Cross in its operation to rescue the victims.

CRC will do its best to call for participation from the international community in responding quickly to the rehabilitation of Japan after this destructive natural disaster, she said in a letter of condolences sent to her Japanese counterpart, Mr. Tadeteru Konoe.

The Embassy of Japan opened a book of condolences for the public who wishes to express their condolences on Mar. 16-18 from 10:00 to 12:00 and 14:00 to 16:00; and on Mar. 21-23 from 10:00 to 12:00 and 14:00 to 16:00.

Many Cambodian people, ministries and institutions have so far laid wreath and paid tribute at the embassy.

Last Updated on Sunday, 20 March 2011 16:09