Indian Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman thanked Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen for his recent visit to India and signed several agreements of cooperation involving private sector, which attracted Indian investors to invest in Cambodia, Eang Sophalleth, personal secretary to Prime Minister Hun Sen, said Monday at Peace Palace Phnom Penh.
The premier’s secretary added that the visit has strengthened and expanded the relations between Cambodia and India.
India pledged to cooperate closely with Cambodia on peacekeeping and humanitarian affairs, as India recently provided 15 mine-detecting dogs to Cambodia, training equipment, and hundreds of military coaches, Indian Defense Minister told Cambodian Minister of National Defense Tea Banh in a meeting on Monday.
Prime Minister Hun Sen appreciated India’s cooperation with Cambodia to carry out peacekeeping missions under the umbrella of the United Nations.
Indian Defense Minister led a delegation to visit Cambodia from June 10 to 12, 2018 at the invitation of Cambodian Minister of National Defense Tea Banh, at the Peace Palace, Phnom Penh, according to Ministry of Defense’s press release Fresh News received late Friday.