Phnom Penh (FN), Nov. 18 – Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen urged authorities to take care of the helpless elderly people during the upcoming cold weather by providing essential materials such as mosquito nets and blankets.

"I would like to call on authorities, the donors, and the Red Cross to take care of the helpless people, who are vulnerable to various diseases, especially COVID19,” the premier spoke in the special voice message on Thursday.

The premier also called on all pagoda chiefs to pay attention to elderly monks and people living in the pagoda, by providing blankets and mosquito nets to keep them warm during the cold weather.