Phnom Penh (FN), Apr. 2 – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet stated that the very essence of ASEAN lies in cooperation, speaking on Tuesday morning (Apr. 2) during the opening of Cambodia-ASEAN Business Summit 2024 at Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra.

Cambodia-ASEAN Business Summit 2024 was held under the theme “Unleashing ASEAN’s Potential: Connectivity, Technology, and Inclusive Growth”.

“The very essence of ASEAN lies in cooperation. In fact, our remarkable economic performance across the region is directly attributable to the dynamic participation of the private sector. The public-private partnership, particularly facilitated by the ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN BAC), serves as a cornerstone of ASEAN’s ongoing development,” Samdech Thipadei underscored.

The premier added, “Additionally, platforms such as ASEAN Business and Investment Summit remain essential for stimulating intra-regional investment, showcasing ASEAN’s economic dynamism to the global community, and underscoring our interconnectedness within the global economy. Today’s business summit demonstrates a strong commitment to strengthening trade and investment ties between ASEAN and its global partners.”

On the occasion, Samdech Thipadei underlined that Cambodia stands as a vibrant and welcoming partner within the ASEAN community. Our advantageous location provides seamless connectivity across the region, fostering a collaborative ecosystem focused on mutual benefit and regional well-being.