The embassy of India today signed more than a dozen agreements on quick impact projects across various sectors with a number of ministries.
Officials from both sides hope the agreements would create more engagement between Indians and Cambodians.
Luy David, a secretary of state with the Foreign Affairs Ministry, today witnessed the signing of the agreements with Indian Ambassador Manika Jain and senior ministry and embassy officials.
A total of 18 Memoranda of Understanding were signed with various ministries, such as Health, Water Resources and Women Affairs Ministries, on their respective projects. The others ministries are Environment, Culture and Fine Arts, Posts and Telecommunications and Rural Development Ministries.
“I hope that the 18 MoUs that were just signed will bring more engagement between the people of India and the people of Cambodia, especially in communities and rural areas,” Ms Manika said.
She added that the 18 MoUs, and the projects executed along with various commitments made since 2016, totaled 34 and amounted to $1.7 million.
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