Cambodian PM heads for Mexico to attend G20 Summit
Xinhua | 2012-6-16
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, Chair of 2012 ASEAN, left Cambodia on Saturday for Los Cabos, Mexico to attend the G20 Summit to be held on June 18-19.
Senior government officials accompanying the premier to the meeting include Deputy Prime Minister and foreign minister Hor Namhong, secretary general of the Council for the Development of Cambodia Sok Chenda Sophea, finance secretary of state Aun Porn Moniroth and other officials, Srey Thamrong, a minister attached to the Prime Minister Hun Sen, told reporters at Phnom Penh International Airport before the departure.
"The participation is in the name of ASEAN," he said.
During the meeting, Hun Sen, on behalf of ASEAN, will deliver a speech expressing ASEAN stance on various topics raised in the summit, said Srey Thamrong.
The premier will also address the summit on the issue of food and fuel's price inequality, strengthening the international financial resources and promoting financial governance, according to a press release from the foreign ministry.
The G20 Summit will discuss topics including global economy, enhancement of international financial architecture, promotion of financial inclusion, green growth, infrastructure, food security and job creation, it said.
The Group of 20 (countries) comprises the world's biggest industrialized and developing economies.
Also, in Mexico, Hun Sen is scheduled to hold a bilateral talk with Mexican President Felipe Calderon Hinojosa.