Prime Minister Hun Sen and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Klaus Schwab expressed their satisfaction with the continued cooperation between Cambodia and WEF and expressed their commitment to continue doing so.

Hun Sen and Klaus Schwab met for talks on November 11 on the sidelines of the 40th and 41st ASEAN Summits in Phnom Penh. They shared their commitment to further enhancing Cambodia-WEF cooperation.

According to a press statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hun Sen highlighted the successes of the government in its efforts to develop infrastructure, restore the livelihoods of people affected by natural disasters, eradicate poverty and fight against Covid-19.

Schwab congratulated Cambodia on its accomplishments as this year’s ASEAN chair. He shared his admiration for the Kingdom’s effective measures in response to and in mitigation of the Covid-19 pandemic, particularly through its internationally renowned vaccination programme.

He said the WEF could be of great help in many ways for the economic and industrial development of Cambodia.