March 18, 2011
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday led his cabinet's ministers to pay a deep respect to the victims in the massive earthquake and tsunami in Japan last week.
Prime Minister Hun Sen and his deputies, as well as senior ministers and ministers were welcomed by Japanese Ambassador to Cambodia Masafumi Kuroki.
At the ceremony at the Embassy of Japan to Cambodia, the premier laid wreaths and signed in a letter expressing deepest sympathy to the dead people in the massive earthquake and ensuing tsunami.
According to the latest report of the Japanese National Police Agency, the death toll from the disaster has risen to 6,405 and 10, 259 people are unaccounted for since the magnitude-9 earthquake hit northeastern Japan on March 11.