Cambodia's Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has confirmed that the Royal Government of Cambodia has saved an additional $ 918 million for the fight against HIV / AIDS in Cambodia.

Prime Minister Hun Sen wrote on Facebook on April 8, 2020: "As citizens throughout the country are well aware of the global epidemic of Kov-19. Although the rate of HIV-19 infection in Cambodia is low and treatment is increasing every day, the disease is still ongoing. "It's a very serious infection."

"Obviously around Cambodia, like Thailand and Vietnam, is facing a very high epidemic," he said. He said Cambodia must therefore be very careful with all preventive measures, including budgeting for the purchase of medical supplies and equipment, as well as stockpiling food to help people in situations where Cambodia cannot see them.

He recently said that through fundraising from donors and civil servants for the fight against the disease, Ivory Coast has received over $ 11 million.

On April 7, Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen made a public statement on the decision to cut an additional $ 918 million from state and national government agencies to prepare for the fight against the disease. W-19.

“I would like to seek the understanding of national institutions at all levels, national and sub-national, that the government is forced to cut the first two spending cuts by $ 443 million,” he said. And this second cut costs another $ 475 million. The total sum of these two cases is $ 918 million for the fight against cow-19.

By: Eng Boucheng