The Japanese government pledged a total of US$185,010 in aid to three grassroots organisations in Cambodia on Thursday. The money will be used for projects including the construction of a bridge in Kampong Chhnang, upgrades to a maternal health and referral hospital in Kampong Thom, and the construction of a science and mathematics laboratory at the Prey Veng teacher training centre. The contracts were signed by Japanese Ambassador to Cambodia Kuroki Masafumi and representatives of the recipient organisations at the Japanese embassy in Phnom Penh.
Japan pledges aid for three groups
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