Cambodia allocates 1.16 bln USD for economic, social supports during COVID-19

The Cambodian government has allocated 1.16 billion U.S. dollars to address the economic and social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Economy and Finance Ministry Secretary of State Vongsey Vissoth said here on Wednesday.

“The amount of 564 million dollars has been allocated for health and social assistance and 600 million dollars for economic support through lending to small and medium enterprises,” he said during a press conference.

Since the virus outbreak, the government has released 364 million dollars for economic and social supports, he said.

In full: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2020-07/08/c_139197388.htm

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