Sunday, March 23, 2008

Former Japanese PM pledges to support Cambodian Government

Sunday, March 23, 2008; Posted: 10:26 PM

Phnom Penh, Mar 23, 2008 (Asia Pulse Data Source via COMTEX) | Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has committed to completely supporting the leadership of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen.

Abe made the commitment at a meeting with PM Hun Sen while leading a Japanese parliamentary delegation to visit Cambodia from March 21-23.

At the meeting, Abe praised achievements gained under the leadership of PM Hun Sen over the past years and agreed to ask the Japanese Government to provide financial assistance as well as to send observers to Cambodia ?s general elections scheduled for July 27.

Japan will also keep granting aid and loan packages for Japan ?s mega-projects in Cambodia , such as the construction of sea port and special economic zone in Sihanouk city, and will call Japanese investors to pour more money into the Southeast Asian nation.

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