BREAKING CAMBODIAN NEWS: HRH Princess Sirindhorn of Thailand to visit Cambodia in February


Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn will visit Cambodia to further cooperation with Thailand on education. The Phnom Penh Post on Wednesday quoted Education Minister Hang Chuon Naron as saying the Princess was due in the Cambodian capital between Feb 22 and 24, and was scheduled to meet King Norodom Sihamoni and Prime Minister Hun Sen.

She also will visit schools throughout the country, he told the paper. “The visit of Princess Sirindhorn shows the good bilateral relationship between Cambodia and Thailand, especially in the field of education,” Mr Naron said.

During her visit, Her Royal Highness will donate 200 scholarships to Khmer students and provide assistance with school construction. She also will lead ground-breaking ceremonies for the Kampong Speu Institute of Technology and the Kampong Chheuteal High School in Kampong Thom. Her itinerary includes schools in Kampong Speu, Tbong Khmum and Prey Veng.