Provincial Government Meeting at Oddor Meanchey Province

In October 19, 2023, Mr. Soeung Saroeun, Executive Director of the NGO Forum on Cambodia (NGOF) and his colleagues and representatives of NGOs in Oddor Meancheay had opportunity to meet H.E Pen Kosal, provincial Governor, Deputy Governors, directors and representatives of relevant provincial departments to strengthen cooperation and discuss the draft strategic plan for 7 years (2024-2030) of the NGOF “METRI” meaning that “stakeholders engagement for transformative, resilient, and inclusive society” toward people harmonization, inclusive prosperity and sustainable planet.

As a result, H.E Governor, together with the representatives of relevant departments, considered the main content of the strategic plan of the NGOF in line with global and national trends, especially the needs of development in the province.

H.E and representatives of relevant departments also provided suggestions as well as key inputs that meet the needs of the people and expressed strong support and cooperation with the NGOF and civil society organizations for this strategic initiative.

In addition, H.E Governor requested to select this province, especially Sang Ruk Vorn Community Forestry and Dang Rek surrounding community area as the priority for this implementation of METRI.