Phnom Penh (FN), Mar. 26 – Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn said on Thursday that Cambodia allowed Malaysia to send a chartered flight from Malaysia to take 111 Malaysians back home – those who could not return due to the recent travel restriction measures imposed by the Government of Malaysia.

Minister Prak Sokhonn added that Cambodian side also requested Malaysia to facilitate the return of six Cambodians got stranded in Malaysia via the above special charter flight.

For safety purposes, all the six individuals receive medical tests immediately at Chak Ang-re Hospital upon their return.

Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishammudin Hussein, personally rang Minister Prak Sokhonn to show his gratefulness for Cambodia’s facilitation of the return of the above Malaysians. He also took the opportunity to discuss how to combat the Covid-19 and strengthen bilateral relations and cooperation under the ASEAN framework, according to Cambodian Foreign Ministry’s press release dated Friday.

Both sides reiterated commitment in enhancing bilateral and multilateral cooperation.