Phnom Penh (FN), September 14 - U.S Ambassador to Cambodia William A. Heidt will hold a swearing-in to for 71 Americans, a new member of the 11th Peace Corps Volunteer Group in Cambodia, which will be held at Himawari Hotel in Phnom Penh at 9 am on Friday, according to US embassy's press release on Thursday.

Since 2006, more than 500 Peace Corps Volunteers have come to work in Cambodia, teaching English, training teachers and educating community health.

President John F. Kennedy established the Peace Corps in 1961 to promote peace and friendship in the world.

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