Cambodia, Australia Discuss Post and Telecommunications Cooperation

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Phnom Penh, October 28, 2023 --

Cambodia and Australia have discussed the advancement of bilateral collaboration on post and telecommunications, particularly cyber security and underwater cable and radio frequency spectrum resource management.

The discussion took place between H.E. Chea Vandeth, Minister of Post and Telecommunications, and H.E. Justin Whyatt, Ambassador of Australia to Cambodia, at the ministry on Thursday.

H.E. Justin Whyatt spoke highly of the ministry's achievements and efforts in combating cybercrime.

H.E. Chea Vandeth underlined the ministry's priorities, including telecommunications infrastructure preparation and underwater fibre optic cable connection.

He also highlighted the establishment of digital units at public ministries and institutions and digital education promotion through scholarship provision, construction of community technology centres, internet connection, and digital study programme preparation.

He also requested Australia to attract more investments in post and telecommunications to Cambodia and to support the equipment for the community technology centres in Cambodia's provinces.