Cambodian PM Asks South Korea to Invest in Agriculture

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Phnom Penh, August 28, 2023 --

Cambodian Prime Minister H.E. Kitti Tesaphibal Pundit Hun Manet has requested the Republic of Korea to further invest in the Cambodian agricultural sector.

The Cambodian Premier made the request when he received here at the Peace Palace this afternoon visiting H.E. Chung Hwang-Keun, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs of the Republic of Korea. In the meeting, H.E. Kitti Tesaphibal Pundit Hun Manet expressed warm welcome to H.E. Chung Hwang-Keun’s visit, and appreciated and thanked the Korean side for their support and care for Cambodian migrant workers in Korea through the Korea Support Centre for Foreign Workers, which provides support services to workers from all countries, including Cambodia.

H.E. Kitti Tesaphibal Pundit Hun Manet also reaffirmed Cambodia's support for Korea's bid for the host of the 2030 World Expo in Busan and called on the Korean side to boost more investment in Cambodia, especially in the agricultural sector for export.

For his part, H.E. Chung Hwang-Keun was convinced that under the historic leadership of H.E. Kitti Tesaphibal Pundit Hun Manet, Cambodia will see further progress in all sectors.

Both sides also agreed to further strengthen and expand the cooperation and trade between the two countries.

H.E. Chung Hwang-Keun has been on a visit in Cambodia from Aug. 26-28, 2023. The visit highlighted the close cooperation between the two countries in agriculture and other fields.