Chinese Foreign Minister hands over $150 million stadium and pledges $270 million in aid to Cambodia

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen walks next to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi as they attend the handover ceremony of the Morodok Techo National Stadium in Phnom Penh, September 12, 2021. Tang Chhin Sothy/Pool

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Sunday pledged $270 million in aid and three million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Cambodia. He also formally handed over the newly built Morodok Techo National Stadium, which cost $150 million and is China’s largest infrastructure grant to Cambodia yet.