Phnom Penh (FN), Jun. 11 – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India has considered Cambodia as a core part of India’s Act East Policy, speaking during a phone call on 10 June with Prime Minister Hun Sen.

According to Foreign Ministry’s press release dated Thursday, Indian prime minister conveyed India’s commitment for further strengthening its relationship with Cambodia, an important member of ASEAN with shared civilizational and cultural ties with India.

Both leaders also reviewed the robust development partnership between both countries, including capacity building programs under the ITEC scheme and Quick Impact Projects under the Mekong-Ganga Cooperation framework.