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Rashtrapati Bhavan : 27.01.2018
His Excellency Mr Hun Sen, the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, called on President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (January 27, 2018).

During the conversation, the President said that India was honoured by the presence of the Cambodian Prime Minister at its Republic Day celebrations and the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit. The President thanked him for his support for the successful ASEAN-India Summit.

The President said that India and Cambodia share close civilisational and cultural links. Our relations have stood the test of time. India is proud of having stood by Cambodia during a difficult period in its post-colonial history. In the context of India’s ‘Act East’ policy, Cambodia remains a key partner.

The President appreciated the remarkable economic development of Cambodia in recent years, with a GDP growth rate of over 7 per cent consistently year after year. He emphasised that India is committed to its development cooperation partnership with Cambodia. India wants to do more for capacity building and financial support in keeping with Cambodia’s priorities.

The President thanked the Cambodian Prime Minister for Cambodia’s support for India in various UN bodies and international fora. He also appreciated the decision of Cambodia to join the International Solar Alliance.

This release issued at 1815 hrs.

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