Phnom Penh (FN), Sept. 11 - Kantha Bopha Hospital is holding one-week funeral for Dr. Beat Richner, the founder of Kantha Bopha Hospitals in Cambodia.

Hospital deputy director Heng Suthy said Tuesday that the funeral opens to the general public from 11-17 September 2018, held at the hospital information center near Wat Phnom.

Dr. Beat Richner passed away on 9 September 2018 in Swiss.

The Royal Government and the people of Cambodia, expressed condolences and deepest griefs of the passing of a hero who saved million lives of Cambodian children and women.

“In his demise, we have lost an extraordinary man whose selfless devotion have saved millions of Cambodian children and women’s lives since 1992,” the Prime Minister Hun Sen wrote in the letter.

The loss of Dr. Beat Richner is a huge loss of Cambodian health sector. May the soul of Dr. Beat Richner rest in peace.