Maldives (FN), Jan. 16 – Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen announced 10 scholarships for Maldivian students to pursue higher education in Cambodia, speaking during a joint press conference on Monday afternoon (Jan 16) at the Maldives Presidential Palace.

“I would also like to take this opportunity to announce that Cambodia will also provide 10 scholarships for Maldives students to pursue higher education in Cambodia.”

The premier also thanked the Maldives president for providing scholarships for Cambodian students. The two-way scholarships are being considered to come into effect this year, which will benefit both students.

Both countries also look at expanding cooperation in the cultural field.