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China donates $1M of rice to flooding victims

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Villagers walked through flooded area in Stung Treng Province. Supplied

China donates $1M of rice to flooding victims

A senior Chinese Communist Party official on Monday handed over jasmine rice worth $1 million for the government to help flood victims in the Kingdom.

During Prime Minister Hun Sen’s visit to China as co-chair of the 15th China-Asean Expo in Nanning city on Monday, Lu Xinshe, Communist Party Secretary of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, congratulated the prime minister on his election victory and said China would continue to assist the country in the face of natural disasters.

Through his official Facebook page, Hun Sen said the rice would be used for humanitarian activities and distributed to flood victims.

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