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Trees for Angkor

As part of the Cambodian Red

Cross' participation in World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day celebrations, 2000

trees were planted at the CRC Millennium Park near the fabled temples of Angkor

Wat on May 8.

The ceremony was presided over by HRH Queen Norodom

Monineath Sihanouk, honorary president of the CRC and Lok Chumtiev Bun Rany Hun

Sen, the CRC's president.

The CRC also organized dance festivities to

mark the occasion. Prime Minister Hun Sen and Prince Norodom Ranariddh displayed

their traditional Khmer dance skills, along with other participants, in front of

Angkor Wat during the event.

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