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Lord Puttnam CBE will pay an official visit to Cambodia on 13 and 14 October 2014. Bilateral trade between the UK and Cambodia has grown steadily surpassing USD 1 billion in 2013. During his visit he will call on senior government and business representatives.
Speaking before his visit, Lord Puttnam said:
I am delighted to be returning to Cambodia for my second visit in my role as the Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Cambodia.
The UK is committed to deepening the trade relationship between our two counties, and exploring ways in which to share expertise in areas including creative industries and corporate and social responsibility of the private sector.
Government calls will include:
Samdech Prime Minister Hun Sen
Commerce Minister HE Mr Sun Chanthol
Education Minister HE Dr Hang Chuon Naron
Health Minister HE Dr Mam Bun Heng
leaders of the Parliamentary opposition
Lord Puttnam will meet representatives of British businesses during his visit to Cambodia. He will also address 2 public events:
a seminar on global branding of Cambodian products
conference on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Lord (David) Puttnam has been Trade Envoy to Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and Burma since November 2012, and was formerly a renowned film producer of award-winning films including: The Killing Fields, The Mission, Local Hero, Chariots of Fire, Midnight Express, Bugsy Malone, and Memphis Belle.