Phnom Penh (FN), Feb. 19 – Fresh News CEO Lim Chea Vutha led his media staff to get the Chinese-aided Sinopharm vaccine at Calmette Hospital, Phnom Penh on Friday.

The vaccines have further strengthened the public confidence on the government's leadership to control COVID19.

"COVID19 vaccine is significant for people's health, as it helps boost their immune systems against the virus," the CEO said.

Vutha expressed his gratitude for Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen’s efforts to seek vaccines for Cambodian citizens. He also thanked the Chinese government for supplying COVID19 vaccine to ensure the well-being of Cambodian people.

China announced to provide 1 million doses of COVID19 vaccines to Cambodia. For the first phase, 600,000 doses of arrived in Cambodia on 7 February 2021.

The Royal Government of Cambodia has prepared 20 million doses of COVID19 vaccines for 10 million Cambodian people to vaccinate with free of charge.