Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Israel envoy establishes relations

Israel envoy establishes relations

Israel envoy establishes relations

D iplomatic relations were established between Israel and Cambodia for the first

time when acting Head of State Samdech Chea Sim received the credentials of

Ambassador Uzi Manor.

During the ceremony, Chea Sim welcomed the new

ambassador saying his presence would help strengthen and develop ties between

the two countries.

Manor told Chea Sim of his experiences at diplomatic

missions in Sri Lanka, South Korea and Thailand and conveyed the compliments

from the government and people of Israel to the government and people of

Cambodia.

Later the co-premiers told him the Khmer Rouge guerrilla

problem was diminishing during talks on the security situation and the prospects

for Israeli investment.

"The Khmer Rouge problem is not a big problem any

more," said Cambodia cabinet adviser Uy Rasi, quoting Ranariddh. - AKP,

Reuters

MOST VIEWED

  • Purging Sihanoukville’s past with a new masterplan

    Amid illicit activities, haphazard development and abandoned projects, the coastal city of Sihanouk province needs a reset to move forward. A new masterplan might be the answer to shake off its seemingly mucky image to become the Shenzhen of the south Gun toting, shootouts, police

  • Chinese may be first in tourism revival: PM

    Cambodia's tourism industry is gearing up to roll out the red carpet for Chinese travellers after Prime Minister Hun Sen on September 17 indicated that the Kingdom could soon throw open its doors to international holidaymakers vaccinated against Covid-19 – starting with guests from China. Cambodia Chinese

  • Four-pillar approach in reopening of tourism: PM

    Cambodia is drawing up a four-strategy approach to promptly restore domestic and international tourism activity and put the industry on a transition pathway to a sustainable and inclusive model that is resistant to future crises, according to Prime Minister Hun Sen. The prime minister made

  • Airline says ready for green light to reopen international tourism

    Sky Angkor Airline Co Ltd on September 21 said it is ready to transport South Korean and Chinese tourists to the Kingdom once the Cambodian government makes good on plans to reopen its borders to vaccinated travellers. The Siem Reap-based airline made the remark during a

  • Tourism concerns laid bare

    To ensure the success of plans to reopen the tourism market for international visitors, Cambodia must pay utmost attention to two primary determinants – the ongoing paradigm shift in domestic tourism services towards the ‘new normal’, and the factors influencing choices of destinations among foreign holidaymakers.

  • Cambodian bride ‘badly treated, held captive’ by Chinese man seeks help

    A Cambodian woman who travelled to China to marry a Chinese man there was “badly treated” by her husband’s family and then had to be rescued and will be returned to Cambodia to ensure her safety. The rescue operation came about after the 25-year-old