His Majesty King Norodom Sihanouk bestowed a Royal Award on Dr Peter Schier, out-going
Permanent Representative of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, on May 23.
Schier, who had worked for the Foundation in Cambodia since 1994, was made a Commander
of the Royal Order of Sahametrei.
The Royal Order of Sahametrei was established by the Kingdom in 1948 and is given
as a token of the special friendship of the King and the Cambodian people. It can
be given at the King's pleasure or by recommendation from the government.