Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen.
PHNOM PENH : Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Wednesday,he will donate his seven months’ salary to fight Covid-19.
Communication to Economy and Finance Minister Aun Pornmoniroth and Health Minister Mam Bunheng, Hun Sen told Pornmoniroth to transfer his salary from March to September to account of National Committee for Combating Covid-19.
Cambodia has so far recorded a total of 109 confirmed cases of Covid-19, with 25 patients cured.
Last month, the country set up the National Committee for Combating Covid-19, which is led by Hun Sen and comprises key officials from various ministries, the army, the national police, the national military police, and governors of all cities and provinces.
Hun Sen said on Monday that since its establishment, the committee has received more than US$10 million in donations. –