Rodolfo Severino, Asean's secretary-general, arrived Phnom Penh on July 5 for
his first visit since Cambodia's entry in April into the regional group. He said
his three day visit was a courtesy visit. He added that he would briefly discuss
Asean issues with Cambodian officials. During his visit, he is scheduled to meet
Prime Minister Hun Sen, Prince Norodom Ranariddh, president of the national assembly,
and Chea Sim. chief of senate and other officials.