Cambodia’s Minister of Economy and Finance Expresses Support to Comprehensive Asia Development Plan
Phnom Penh, 29 June 2022: Cambodia’s Secretary of State, Ministry of Economy and Finance H. E. Ros Seilava acknowledged the continuous contribution from the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) to the ASEAN Cambodia Chairmanship as he welcomed a delegation from the institute that paid him a visit on 29 June 2022. ERIA’s delegation was composed of Mr Koji Hachiyama, ERIA’s Chief Operating Officer; Prof Yasuhiro Yamada, Special Assistant to the President on Mekong Affairs; and Mr Jeremy Gross, Director of ERIA’s Capacity Building Programme.
Mr Hachiyama conveyed his appreciation for Minister Seilava’s contribution to the ERIA Governing Board Meeting in June. The minister is a member of ERIA’s Governing Board. Mr Hachimaya explained ERIA’s research—‘Comprehensive Asia Development Plan 3.0’—and shared views about the future of ASEAN development based on the plan. Minister Seilava responded that he strongly agrees with the development plan and expressed his support in hosting an event for it.