Phnom Penh (FN), Dec. 10 – His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother donated USD 1 million to the Royal Government of Cambodia to purchase COVID19 vaccines.

The donation was handed over through Minister of Health Dr. Mam Bunheng on Thursday.

Cambodian government announced on 7 December 2020 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.