Phnom Penh (FN), Dec. 2 – Cambodian locals admired the new Japanese Ambassador to Cambodia Mikami Masahiro for wearing Khmer traditional costume.

“Good morning with my first Khmer costume. How is it? Have a nice week, everyone,” Ambassador Mikami wrote on Facebook page of Embassy of Japan in Cambodia, attached with a photo of him wearing Khmer costume.

Cambodian netizens have showered him with good comments.

“On behalf of Khmer citizen, I thank H.E for contributing to promote Khmer culture, including costume, language, and other sectors. This morning, H.E spoke very good Khmer,” Hong Kolab wrote.

“Khmer people love the Japanese,” said Chhum Bunnarith.

Sopheak Ok Serei wrote: “Good H.E Ambassador. Thank for loving and promoting Khmer culture.”