New Delhi: Amid coronavirus pandemic across the globe, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a phone call on Wednesday with his Cambodian counterpart Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen and agreed to continue the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic cooperation for helping each other’s expatriates and facilitating their evacuation.
Prime Minister conveyed India’s commitment for further strengthening its relationship with Cambodia, an important member of ASEAN with shared civilizational and cultural ties with India, the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement.
The leaders reviewed the robust development partnership between both countries, including capacity building programmes under the ITEC scheme and Quick Impact Projects under the Mekong-Ganga Cooperation framework, it added.
The Cambodian Prime Minister emphasised the importance that Cambodia attaches to relations with India.
Mr Modi reciprocated the sentiment and stressed Cambodia’s valued role in India’s Act East policy.