[Takeo] In the morning of 12 June 2023 at Bonteay Trav Primary School in Kondoeng Commune, Bati District, A Handing over and Receiving Ceremony was held to hand over 30,056 panda packs from the China Foundation for Rural Development (CFRD) to CSAF for distribution to students studying in 112 Schools in Phnom Penh, Takeo, Kampong Speu, Battambang, Siem Reap and Kampong Thom Provinces. Mr. Wang Haoyu, a representative of CFRD, addressing the event, which was attended by many happy students that CFRD was established in 1989 and it started collaborated with CSAF in 2018 in order to provide study materials to students throughout Cambodia. These study materials include pens, pencils, markers, erasers, pens, rulers, and many more. Over the past five years, more than 180,000 packages of study materials donated by CFRD have been distributed to students across Cambodia through CSAF.
H.E. Kemrath Viseth, Secretary of State of the Office of the Council of Ministers and Chairman of CSAF Board, expressed his admiration and appreciation for the invaluable assistance of CFRD, who is an important partner in providing educational materials to students to contribute to promote human resource development of the Royal Government of Cambodia starting from
kindergarten levels, under the wise leadership of Samdech Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister and President of the Cambodian People’s Party. His Excellency continued to encourage Chinese civil societies, CFRD in particular to increase cooperation with the CSAF to jointly implement projects that provide benefits to Cambodian society development.
His Excellency considered the donations of 3,0056 packs today as other 3 additional testimonies: 1- Participation in promoting the quantity and quality of education for Cambodian students 2- Participation in strengthening and expanding the traditional relations between our two countries and between Cambodian-Chinese people and 3- Participation in celebrating the 65th anniversary of Cambodia-China Diplomatic Relations. At the same time, His Excellency also encouraged all parents of these students who have the right to vote, to go and cast votes and build solidarity to maintain peace and development in Cambodia.
Kampong Speu: In the morning of 5 December 2023, Distribution Ceremony of 300 Bicycles supported by China Foundation for Rural Development (CFRD) through CSAF was held at Tuol Skor Primary School located in in Thnal Dach village, Preah Khae commune, Borseth District, Kampong Speu Province. Speaking in this event, Mr. Kevin Wang, a representative of CFRD and on behalf of its partners, including Hello Inc. and the COSCO SHIPPING CHARITY FOUNDATION of China expressed his high appreciation to CSAF for providing excellent cooperation to the Chinese side in facilitating with local authorities, including the District Education Office and the Administration in Borseth district to provide this mean of transportation to students which is a great incentive for their studies.Mr. Kong Chhay, Deputy Governor of Borseth District expressed his supports the close cooperation between the civil society of our two countries, Cambodia and China, and he also sincerely thanked CSAF And CFRD, who have mobilized a lot of assistance from civil society and international companies to contribute to respond to the real needs of Cambodian people. He also highlighted that today\'s bicycle donation is a further testament to the fact that CSAF has been contributing to the development of human resources in Kampong Speu Province.While Dr. Chhem Chamnan, President of the Cambodian Bus Association and representative of Our Brothers Foundation also expressed his admiration and gratitude to CSAF, CFRD, Hello Inc. Company, and the COSCO SHIPPING CHARITY FOUNDATION, which provided 300 bicycles to poor and disadvantaged students at Tuol Skor Primary School. Today\'s donation is largely contributed to the implementation of the Pentagon policy of the Royal Government of Cambodia under the wise leadership of Samdech Thipadei Hun Manet, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia in the development of human capital and to contribute to building a shared destiny community of humanity as well.
On the evening of October 10, 2023, H.E. Kemreat Viseth, CSAF Chairman hosted a Welcome Party to a delegation of Shenzhen Municipality Administration and Chinese investors visiting to Cambodia.Speaking in this welcoming party, His Excellency cordially welcomed and profoundly thanked to the Chinese delegation for their continuous attention and supports to CSAF, regardless of the circumstances during and post Covid 19 crisis. As a testament today, this visit also demonstrates the strengthening of cooperation between Cambodia and China, especially within the framework of civil society of the two countries to be closer ties.
Kampong Cham: In the morning of September 22nd, 2023, Cambodia-China Friendship Library, which is a gift from the Chinese Embassy in Cambodia, through CSAF, is handed over to Prasotr Primary School located in Prasotr Village, Cheung Prey Commune, Batheay District, Kampong Cham Province.Addressing at this ceremony on behalf of His Excellency Kemreat Viseth, CSAF Chairman, Dr. Chea Munirith, Director of the Planning and Project Department of CSAF, informed the school management, teachers, students and local authorities that under the wise leadership of Samdech Thipadei Hun Manet, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, the relationship between Cambodia and China has become stronger, which has provided more benefits to both countries, Cambodia and China. In particular, the improvement of the library in Prasotr Primary School is another new achievement to directly serve 235 students studying in this school and to provide opportunities for the general citizens in Prasotr village, and Cheung Prey commune as a whole to enjoy reading lots of books here as well. On that occasion, Dr. Chea Munirith expressed his grateful thanks to the Chinese Embassy in Cambodia for its continuous support to CSAF\'s mission to involve in responding rural development to the real needs of the people. He has also appreciated the efforts and participation of the school management, local authorities, teachers, school management committee in supporting of the implementation of the library improvement. Mr. Plouch Pha, Principal of Prasotr School, speaking on behalf of the school management, teachers, school management committee and his own behalf, expressed his happiness with the noble achievement of the Chinese Embassy in Cambodia through CSAF, and he is committed to continue maintaining the library for longer use. He considers this achievement as a friendship between the people of our two countries.Sinh Kim Leng, studying at grade six, smiles happily and hopes that her study will be improved with the newly improved and modified library which is an invaluable gift from Chinese friends, where she and other students always spend time reading many good books to gain additional knowledge.