Friday, 11 February 2011

Former King Sihanouk donated money and gifts to displaced people and front line troops

Sihanouk and his wife Monique.

By Khmerization
Source: DAP News

Cambodia's former King Norodom Sihanouk has aid from Beijing that he decided to donate money and gifts to 3,000 displaced people by recent fighting between Cambodian and Thai troops.

In a letter to palace officials obtained by DAP News, the former king said he will donate $25,000 to 3,000 displaced families and $25,000 to Cambodian troops. On top of these, the troops will also receive 500 boxes of instant noodle, 100 cans of sardines and 500 boxes of pure water.

The letter said that each of the 3,000 will receive one sarong, 15 packets of instant noodle and 20,000 riels ($5) in cash.

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