On 18 August 2014, Cambodia and China signed an agreement to establish a Cambodia-China Technology Transfer Center. This center aims to utilise Science and Technology for socio-economic development.
Those present to ink the deal were: Liu Jianhong, deputy director-general of the Science and Technology Department of China’s Guangxi province and permanent deputy chief of China-ASEAN Technology Transfer Center, Cao Yun De, president of the Cambodia International Cooperation Organisation and Ting Siny, chairman of Cambodia-ASEAN committee on Science and Technology, under the presence of Cham Prasidh, Cambodian Minister of Industry and Handicraft.
The establishment of the Cambodia-China Technology Transfer Center was made under the cooperation framework in Science and Technology between China and ASEAN, said Liu.
The center will be located in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. “I believe that the center will play an important role to strengthen and expand cooperation in science and technology between the two countries,” said Cao.
Cham Prasidh expressed utmost support for the upcoming center, saying that Science and Technology are the backbone of national development.