Minister of Health Appreciates Cambodian Alumni who have studied in Korea (English Version)

Minister of Health Appreciates Cambodian Alumni who have studied in Korea
KOICA News Release: trainslation from local newspaper
Rasmei Kampuchea Daily:
Year 17, Volume 5072, Sunday-Monday, December 13-14, 2009

Picture from KOICA Cambodia Office

Phnom Penh: Prof. Dr. Mam Bunheng, Minister of the Ministry of Health apprecited Cambodian Alumni who have studied in Korea for studying very hard and coming back to work.

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S. Korea Vows US$ 33 Million for Health

S. Korea Vows US$ 33 Million for Health
Sunday, 13 December 2009 04:21 DAP-NEWS

The South Korean government has been supporting amount US$ 33 million for Cambodia to focus on the health sector, a Ministry of Health official said on Saturday at the Imperial Hotel in Phnom Penh.

Minister of Health Mam Bunheng said that “The South Korean government always had scholarships for Cambodia; it is a way to friendship between Cambodia and South Korea.”

“The sessions were through the Camkaa (Cambodia Korean Alumni Association) who led the process and sent Cambodian students to research,” Bunheng explained.

Lee Kyung-soo, South Korean Ambassador to Cambodia, said that “Our government has been supporting since 1991with more than US$ 33 million in aid to Cambodia.” Our government set main targets to improve our economy and become close to Cambodia, Lee added.

Camkaa Director Chhour Y Meng said that both Cambodia and the South Korean government have good cooperation, including the political, economic, social, cultural, and tourism sectors.

“The government of Korea had supported both technology and human resource to boost Cambodia’s development, especially to ensure all Cambodians’ well-being.” Minister Mam Bunheng continued that the Cambodian government has goals to create a health system for all Cambodians.

He stressed that the government aims to reduce poverty, boost the economic recovery, capacity building, and improve well-being.