Phnom Penh (FN), Feb. 18 – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen congratulated the Chinese Government on discovering the effective drug, anti-malaria, against coronavirus, speaking at a graduation ceremony on Tuesday.

"We received information that China announced the cure to coronavirus through the use of anti-malaria drugs. If this information is true, I think the outbreak will end soon, and we are delighted to hear this news,” said Prime Minister Hun Sen.

"With our condolences to the Chinese government and people and some of the people whose lives have been lost, we applaud the efforts of the Government of the People's Republic of China in preventing the spread of Covid-19,” he added.

The premier also thanked the Chinese government for taking care of Cambodian students living in China, including the 23 in Wuhan.