Phnom Penh (FN), Apr. 24 – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet highlighted the importance of the energy sector for Cambodia, particularly in ensuring energy security and enhancing Cambodia’s competitiveness regionally and globally.

The premier spoke during a courtesy call from Laotian President Thongloun Sisoulith on 23 April 2024 at the Peace Palace.

In this context, Samdech Thipadei requested Laos to consider and find appropriate solutions to ensure a sustainable and timely supply of electricity to Cambodia.

Additionally, Samdech Thipadei touched upon border issues between Cambodia and Laos. The Laotian President also mentioned that Laos is ready to settle with Cambodia in accordance with the Cambodia-Laos Border Demarcation Treaty 2023, which has already come into force.