Global EditionASIA 中文双语Français
Home / World / Asia-Pacific

Cambodian PM to attend ASEAN+3 summit on COVID-19 via video conference next week

Xinhua | Updated: 2020-04-12 18:04
Share - WeChat
Cambodia's Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen attends the ASEAN-China Summit in Bangkok, Nov 3, 2019. [Photo/Agencies]

PHNOM PENH - Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen will attend the special ASEAN Summit and the special ASEAN+3 (China, Japan and South Korea) Summit on COVID-19 via video conference on Tuesday here, said a foreign ministry's statement on Sunday.

The upcoming summits were convened by Vietnam, the current chair of ASEAN.

During the video conference, Hun Sen will deliver two substantive remarks by focusing on impacts of COVID-19 on social and economic development, global economic growth, as well as the serious effects of the virus on security, economy, trade and social affairs, the statement said.

Cambodia has so far recorded a total of 122 confirmed cases of the COVID-19, with 77 patients cured, according to a Ministry of Health statement.

ASEAN groups Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Most Viewed in 24 Hours
Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349