Phnom Penh (FN), Dec. 8 – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen announced on his Facebook page Tuesday morning that he has received a donation of USD 18 million to purchase COVID19 vaccines.

Tycoon in Cambodia is called "Okhna". It is an official merits recognised by the Royal Government for their contributions to the country. These are the Okhna(s) that contributed to the purchases of COVID19 vaccines:

Oknha Leng Navatra donates USD 1 million.

Oknha Hong Piv donates USD 3 million.

Oknha Kith Meng donates USD 3 million.

Prince Holding Group Chairman Oknha Chen Zhi donates USD 3 million.

Chip Mong Group donates USD 3 million.

Maritime Group Oknha Heng Sethy donates USD 1 million.

Oknha Sok Kong donates USD 1 million.

Peng Huoth Group donates USD 3 million.

The donations came after Cambodian government announced to buy one million doses of COVID19 vaccines to provide to Cambodian citizens with free of charge.

Premier Hun Sen recommended Minister of Health to discuss with development partners, especially the World Health Organization, to determine from which country Cambodia should buy the vaccine.