Thaksin will visit Cambodia this week in his new role as the government's economics adviser. -- PHOTO: AFP
Nov 8, 2009
(Posted by CAAI News Media)
PHNOM PENH (Cambodia) - OUSTED Thai premier Thaksin Shinawatra will visit Cambodia this week in his new role as the government's economics adviser, the Cambodian Prime Minister told reporters on Sunday.
'Thaksin will be at the Ministry of Economy and Finance on Nov 12, to do a briefing with 300 Cambodian economics experts,' Mr Hun Sen told a news conference at Phnom Penh International Airport.
Cambodia and Thailand on Thursday recalled their respective ambassadors after Cambodia appointed Thaksin, who was ousted as Thailand's prime minister in a coup in 2006, as an economics adviser.
Mr Hun Sen also announced that he would withdraw an elite unit of paratroopers from disputed territory near Preah Vihear temple, where Thai and Cambodian troops have been squared off in a deadly border dispute since last year. -- AFP