Hun Sen to attend international conference in Tokyo on Wednesday

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Prime Minister Hun Sen with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. AKP

Prime Minister Hun Sen is due to pay his three-day visit in Japan to attend the 25thInternational Conference on the Future of Asia and a series of events in Tokyo from Wednesday to Friday.

Mr Hun Sen’s trip to Japan comes on Wednesday after ending his attendance on Monday at the 75th Session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific at the UN Conference Centre in Bangkok.

The Foreign Affairs Ministry said in a statement on Saturday that Mr Hun Sen will be accompanied by Commerce Minister Pan Sorasak, senior government officials and a number of business leaders from Cambodian Chamber of Commerce.

Mr Hun Sen is scheduled to deliver his keynote address on the Conference under the theme “In Search of the New Global Order – Overcoming the Chaos” and share his perspective on the current global context, the statement said.

He will also hold a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to discuss various bilateral, regional and international issues of common interests, it said.

It added that both prime ministers will witness the signing of $4.93 million in Japanese grant aid for two development projects–construction of container freight station and human resource development scholarship in Cambodia.

“During his stay in Tokyo, Samdech Techo Prime Minister will also meet many Japanese dignitaries and receive separate calls by the representatives of various Japanese companies”, it said.

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