Phnom Penh (FN), Dec. 15 – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen announced that the Royal Government has prepared warehouses that can store COVID19 vaccines at a proper temperature of minus 80 degrees Celsius or below.

His remark was made Tuesday in his special message on the current situation of COVID19 and the purchase of COVID19 vaccines.

“We are setting up several warehouses to store COVID19 vaccine at a proper temperature of minus 80 degree Celsius. We also need to consider the transportation which I assign Mam Bunheng and Aun Porn Moniroth to consider,” the premier added.

According to the Prime Minister Hun Sen, the Royal Government prepares to purchase 26 million doses of COVID19 vaccine to give to 80 percent of Cambodian population with free of charge, equivalent to 13 million people.

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.