Dili, 01 december 2020 (TATOLI) – The Government of Cambodia extended the humanitarian support to Timor-Leste to fight against covid-19.

The item includes the medical supply and other humanitarian goods, the item will be transported to Dili with two Cambodian Flight.

The Ambassador of Timor Leste to Cambodia Hermegildo ‘’ Kupa’’ Lopes told Tatoli that, both countries have coordinated regarding the schedule to transport the items from Cambodia to Timor-Leste and the supports is offered from the Cambodian People.

The Ambassador said the equipment will hand over to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation along with the Ministry of Health at the Air Port.

“Cambodia and Timor-Leste encounter the same situation, which is to fight against Corona virus, however Cambodia has the capacity to produce the great amount of health protection items hence The Cambodian Government decided to offers the humanitarian supports to other countries such as Myanmar, Laos and Timor- Leste.’’  Mr Lopes said.

Mr Lopes added that this support is the largest support provide by the Cambodian Government to Timor-Leste.

At the same time Mr Lopes highlighted his meeting with the Prime Minister of Cambodia and other important leaders to talk about the humanitarian supports and Timor-Leste to Join the ASEAN.

He said the delegation from Cambodia will visit Timor-Leste after the end of the virus to strengthen the cooperation ties between the two countries.

“Cambodia is committed to cooperate with Timor-Leste in the tourism sector since Cambodia is a country with many attractive places for tourist and tourism in one of the sectors that has good revenue.,” he said.

He said Cambodia also has good agriculture production experience  that the country has been export to china, Japan and Korea, thus they want to share experience to help Timor-Leste.

“Cambodia also like the organic coffee from Timor-Leste and wish to have the coffee import to Cambodia with free of taxes,” he said

Journalist: Nelson De Jesus 

Editor      : Francisco Simões

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