Phnom Penh (FN), Oct. 2 – Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Kingdom of Cambodia, and His Excellency Mikami Masahiro, Ambassador of Japan to the Kingdom of Cambodia, will sign the Exchange of Notes and related documents on the extension of Grant Aid up to the maximum amount of two billion and seven hundred seventy seven million Japanese Yen (¥2,777,000,000), an equivalent to USD 26 million, for the purpose of contributing to the implementation of the Project for Sewerage System Development in Phnom Penh, to be held on 3 October 2019 at 9:30 a.m, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation,” according to the press release of the ministry dated Wednesday.

“It is worth noting that through this Grant Aid, Japan will build a wastewater treatment station before it is released into Cheung Ek Lake in Southern part of Phnom Penh. Japan’s assistance will significantly contribute to the improvement of the living environment in Cambodia,” the press release added.