Phnom Penh (FN), Mar. 30 – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen wrote a letter expressing his deepest gratitude to Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk for her USD 200K donation to support the process of organizing «Nokor Tep» Hospital, later renamed to Queen Mother Hospital.

"The royal donation is a precious gift to the government for the support of the hospital,” the premier wrote.

The Royal Government of Cambodia announced on 27 March 2021 to use the national budget to purchase «Nokor Tep» hospital and rename it to «Loung Mae» simply means Queen Mother.

The hospital, located in Phnom Penh’s Dangkor district, was built in 2011 under "Nokor Tep" donation. The hospital is used to treat COVID19 patients, effective from 27 March 2021.