Phnom Penh (FN), Jul. 26 – CEO of Minebea Mitsumi Yoshihisa Kainuma invited the premier to preside over the 10th anniversary of Minebea establishment in Cambodia, an invitation accepted by the premier.

Kainuma spoke during a courtesy call on the premier on Tuesday (Jul 26) at the Peace Palace.

Kainuma expressed his great pleasure over the company’s progress and his gratitude to Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen for strongly supporting the company during the investment process.

According to the premier’s personal secretary Eang Sophalleth, Kainuma briefed the premier on the company's progress for a decade as the company currently has a total investment of approximately USD 8 billion in 95 locations worldwide. He also informed that his company pays high attention to quality, economic value, service, speed and environment.

Kainuma informed that his factory has produced 100 percent of LED lights in the kingdom and exports to the global market. In Cambodia, the company has installed 18,880 LED bulbs, which can reduce carbon emissions and electricity costs of approximately USD 1 million annually.

On this occasion, Kainuma thanked premier Hun Sen, officials of Health Ministry and volunteered doctors who made efforts to help Minebea’s employees from COVID19 pandemic. Of the more than 6,000 employees, only 78 were infected. Importantly, the factory still operates normally without restraints in the production and supply chain during COVID19 outbreak.

In response, premier Hun Sen congratulated the company for the great achievement and for their continuous expansion. He thanked Minebea for participating in the fight against COVID19.

Minebea Mitsumi is a large Japanese company who has invested in the kingdom since 2010 and generated more than 7,000 employment opportunities for the citizens.