May 4, 2011

Cambodian Customs Chief Meets with WCO Secretary General


Cambodian General Department of Customs and Excise Director General H.E. Dr. Pen Simon, met here last week with Mr. Kuniko Mikuriya, Secretary General of World Customs Organization (WCO).

During the meeting, Mr. Kuniko Mikuriya, who came to Cambodia to join the Meeting of Customs Directors-General of the 10 ASEAN countries and Japan along with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), praised Cambodia for its rapid development in all sectors, especially in the customs field.

He highly evaluated Cambodia’s active participation in WCO’s activities, the country’s integration in the region and the world, particularly the implementation of customs modernization program in Cambodia.

Mr. Kuniko Mikuriya also told Dr. Pen Simon of his visit, the purpose of which he said, is to further strengthen the cooperation between Cambodian customs administration and WCO and to promote the integration of Cambodian customs administration in the region and the world, as well as to strengthen the capacity and efficiency of WCO member countries’ customs administration.

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