H.E. Dr. Sok An Meets H.E. Datuk Pg Hj. Mohd Tahir Nasrudin (26/11/2010)
In the morning of 26 November 2010 at the Office of the Council of Ministers, H.E.Datuk Pg Hj. Mohd Tahir Nasrudin, the Malaysian Ambassador to Cambodia, brought with him contributions from Campu Bank and Campu Bank Lonpac Insurance and their staff, amounting to 21.618, 92 USD toH.E. Dr. Sok An, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister in Charge of the Office of the Council of Ministers, for assisting the victims of the Koh Pich incident.
H.E. Datuk Pg Hj.Mohd Tahir Nasrudin, on behalf of the people and government of Malaysia who have good relationship with the people and government of Cambodia, expressed condolences with the people and government of Cambodia for the incident occurred at Koh Pich, Phnom Penh.
The Malaysian Ambassador highly appreciated the work of the Royal Government of Cambodia in handling the situation efficiently and on time. He also added that the Malaysian Embassy in Cambodia had disseminated the said-information to the Malaysian Companies, which are operating in Cambodia, and at this moment he brought with him the contributions made by Campu Bank and Campu Bank Lonpac Insurance and their staff.
On that auspicious occasion,H.E. Dr. Sok An, in the name ofSamdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, extended his thanks to the people and government of Malaysia for their support to the victims of the Koh Pich incident. Deputy Prime MinisterSok Analso considered the assistance contributed by the Malaysian people and government as a spirit of solidarity among the member countries of ASEAN.
Describing the Koh Pich incident as a regretful tragedy,H.E. Dr. Sok Aninformed the Malaysian delegates the measure of the Royal Government of Cambodia under the command ofSamdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Senfrom the night of 22 November to the morning of 23 November 2010. A committee had been set up to handle the incident in which H.E. Dr Sok An himself was the chairperson along with 3 other subcommittees chaired by the Minister of Social Affairs and Veterans and YouthRehabilitation, Minister of Health and the Secretary of State for the Ministry of Interior. Thus far, there have been overwhelming supports from the King, former King and Queen, the Royal Government, Koh Pich Company and the relief funds collected by Bayon and CTN TV.