Tag: Cambodia

Swedish education specialist visited rural cities in Cambodia for better understanding of the situation and how to improve it

The Steering Committee of the Swedish Capacity Development Partnership Fund (CDPF) went on a field visit and study tour to Mondulkiri province in Cambodia from the 10th to 13th December 2019. One of the main objectives was to get a better understanding of education challenges for indigenous people in the province. This was partly done…

Swedish ambassador to Cambodia met with President of National Assembly

Sweden’s new Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Björn Häggmark met with H.E. Samdech Aka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin, President of the National Assembly in Phnom Penh, on 19th December 2019. The Ambassador conveyed the message, that he is looking forward to enhance the relations between Sweden and Cambodia based on a longstanding and constructive partnership.…

Swedish ambassador hosted Alumni Phnom Penh networking

H.E. Bjorn Haggmark, a Swedish Ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia showed support of higher education to “the Sweden Alumni Network night” attendee at the Swedish ambassador residence in Phnom Penh on 5th December 2019. “Sweden has a strong tradition of making higher education available to many.” said the ambassador at the event. “Knowledge, analytical…

Declassified Norwegian and Swedish diplomatic documents donated to Cambodia

Hundreds of declassified diplomatic reports on Cambodia’s contemporary history from Norway, Sweden, Australia, Britain, Canada, France, New Zealand and Switzerland are among the documents that former Ambassador of Cambodia and a senior private secretary and official biographer to late King Father Norodom Sihanouk, Mr. Julio A. Jeldres, has given to the Documentation Centre of Cambodia…

Finnish electricity generator installed in Cambodia

Two generators worth some $400 million that the government bought from Finland and Germany earlier this year will generate an additional 400MW of electricity by June 2020, which will help reduce dry season power shortages., Cambodia’s Ministry of Mines and Energy, H.E.Victor Jona said on 2nd December  2019. MR. Jona, the Director General of General…

EU Ambassador met with Cambodian premier to further strengthen relationship

European Union Ambassador to Cambodia, Ms. Carmen Moreno told Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen that the EU will continue to be a development partner of the kingdom, assisting Cambodia’s sustainable economic development during a courtesy call on the premier at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh on 2nd December 2019. Eang Sophalleth, Prime minister Hun…

Swedish ambassador discussed further cooperation with Cambodia

H.E.Bjorn Haggmark, recently appointed Swedish Ambassador to Cambodia, met on 29th November 2019 with Mr Prak Sokhonn, Cambodia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, at the ministry where both parties discussed further cooperation. After the meeting, Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesman Koy Koung spoke to reporters regarding the private discussions between the officials from Sweden and Cambodia. “During…

Cambodian government reserved $3billion in case EU withdraws EBA agreement

The Cambodian government has reserved around $3 billion to cope with a possible suspension of the Kingdom’s access to the EU’s preferential “Everything But Arms” (EBA) agreement. “The government did not spend all of the revenue collected from taxes. The state has enough savings to deal with any possible crisis in the future.” Mr. Hav…

Royal Danish Consulate in Phnom Penh officially opened

H.E.Uffe Wolffhechel, Danish ambassador to Thailand join an official opening ceremony at the Royal Danish Consulate in Phnom Penh on 27th November 2019. The ambassador also announced the appointment of Mr. Kjeld Olsen as Honorary Consul of Denmark in Cambodia. “Congratulations to Kjeld Olsen and a warm welcome to the Consular Service,” said Ambassador Uffe.…

Swedish ambassador to Cambodia received by The King

Mr Björn Häggmark, the new Swedish ambassador to Cambodia, presented his credential letters to His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni of Cambodia on 7 November 2019. Ambassador Häggmark was accompanied at the royal audience by members of the Embassy’s diplomatic staff. The ceremony marks the starting point for official contacts between the ambassador and the Royal…