Phnom Penh (FN) July 17 - Cambodian foreign affairs minister Prak Sokhonn, and Excellency Horinouchi Hidehisa, ambassador of Japan to the Kingdom of Cambodia signed the Exchange of Notes and related documents on Japanese Government's Grant Aid up to the amount of five hundred million Japanese Yen on 17 July 2019, at 08:30 a.m at the ministry, according to the ministry’s press release dated Monday.

The grant aid worth approximately USD 4 million will be used for the purpose of the implementation of the Economic and Social Development Programme in Cambodia.

As a key development partner, Japan has been assisting Cambodia in infrastructure development, contributing to the improvement of economy and social well-being as well as increased connectivity with other countries in the region.