Cambodia to provide free COVID-19 vaccines to citizens: PM

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Monday that the kingdom will provide COVID-19 vaccines free-of-charge to its citizens when the vaccines are available.

In a post on his official Facebook page, Hun Sen said he had advised Health Minister Mam Bunheng to consult with development partners, particularly with the World Health Organization, to select a producing country where the kingdom should purchase the vaccines from.

Also, he had told Economy and Finance Minister Aun Pornmoniroth to prepare a budget to buy 1 million doses of the vaccines in the first phase to provide to people at a high risk of getting infections.

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