Cambodia Regarded as Active Founding Member of International Organization of La Francophonie
(Phnom Penh): Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday morning, December 3, received a courtesy call from Louise Mushikiwabo, Secretary-General of the International Organization of La Francophonie, at the Peace Palace.
The Secretary-General said that Cambodia is very active as the founding member of the International Organization of La Francophonie and her visit aimed at promoting relations between Cambodia and the organization.
She requested that Cambodia implement these specific projects, including: promoting French teaching, promoting trade between French-speaking countries, and marking the 50 anniversary of the establishment of the International Organization of La Francophonie on December 2020 along with a summit.
Louise Mushikiwabo expressed her appreciation for the transformation of Cambodia from a country that was once under the supervision of the UN Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC) but later became a country that has been actively sending troops to serve under peacekeeping operations.
In response, Prime Minister Hun Sen said that Cambodia, as one of the founding members of the International Organization of La Francophonie, will continue to be active within the organization, and Cambodia will participate in the 50th anniversary of its establishment.