Phnom Penh (FN), Jun. 12 – With a view to contributing to international efforts for tackling COVID-19 outbreak and especially to preventing the spread of this pandemic  in Cambodia, the Government of Japan has decided to extend to the Royal Government of Cambodia an Emergency Assistance, comprising of medical supplies and technical assistance up to USD 6,320,167 through United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), according to Cambodia’s Foreign Ministry’s press release dated Friday.

“Recognising the kind support of the Government of Japan during these unprecedented times and circumstances, the Royal Government of Cambodia is committed to using this precious Emergency Assistance to effectively address COVID-19 global health emergency and recover from its economic and social ramifications, as well as to ensure the well-being of Cambodian people,” the press release said.

“The Royal Government of Cambodia wishes to express its deepest gratitude and sincere appreciation to the Government of Japan for this invaluable emergency assistance,” it added.