Xinhua | 2013-5-20
Cambodian Red Cross President Bun Rany, wife of Prime Minister Hun Sen,
on Monday expressed her gratitude to the Chinese government and the Red
Cross Society of China for actively assisting Cambodia in humanitarian
Speaking at a meeting with outgoing Ambassador of
China to Cambodia Pan Guangxue, Bun Rany said China is not only leading
in helping Cambodia in the building of roads, bridges, irrigation system
and electricity production, but also in providing humanitarian
assistance to Cambodia in all difficult times.
faces difficulties, for instance, from drought or flood, China has
always stayed with us and provided us emergency relief aid to help
Cambodian people who are in need," she said.
She also recalled
the Chinese emergency relief assistance in total of about 10 million US
dollars to Cambodia in 2011 when Cambodia suffered the worst from floods
that killed about 250 people at that time.
"That truly reflects
the generous support of the government and people of China to Cambodian
people," she said. "Cambodian people will never forget China's generous
donations to them whenever they face difficulties."
Ambassador Pan hailed good relations and cooperation between the Red
Cross Society of China and the Cambodian Red Cross in humanitarian
He said China and Cambodia are like "brothers',
reiterating that China would continue helping Cambodia in social and
economic development as well as humanitarian activities for a better
livelihood for Cambodian people.
Pan also expressed his gratitude to Cambodia for its staunch support for China on issues related to China's core interests.