President gives grant to Cambodian school

President Pratibha Patil met teachers and students from Kampong Cham provincial Cambodia-India Friendship School on Wednesday and granted school with $246,000. This is the only engagement India has with Cambodia in the field of primary education.The school has an interesting history, and an accidental Indian association. First built in 1981 and named the Trea Sar School, it was renamed ten years later after a visit by the then Indian ambassador in Cambodia. The ambassador had given some rice and a mere $300 as goodwill assistance to the school. Cambodian PM Hun Sen who accompanied the ambassador on the visit, instructed that the school be renamed.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s