Japan offers aid and COVID vaccines to Cambodia

Japan on Sunday pledged to offer Cambodia about $428 million in aid and 1.3 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX global vaccine-sharing programme.

The pledges were part of several agreements signed by Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and his Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen during Kishida’s visit to Phnom Penh.

Japan will provide a support loan of 45 billion yen ($378 million) and grant aid through contribution to international organisations of 6 billion yen ($50 million).

In full: https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/japan-offers-aid-covid-vaccines-cambodia-2022-03-20/

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