Cambodia SEA Games Organizing Committee (CAMSOC) announced today that CP Cambodia, Thailand’s agro-industrial and food conglomerate, has thrown its weight behind the 2023 ASEAN Para Games.
Cambodia will host the 12th ASEAN Para Games from June 3 to 9, when about 2,000 athletes and delegates from ASEAN nations are expected to descend on Cambodia to take part. Celebrated in the tradition of the ASEAN Para Games, as governed by the ASEAN Para Sports Federation (APSF), it is the first time that Cambodia will host the event. The Games will feature 13 sports and a demonstration sport with 11 nations taking part.
Speaking at Wednesday’s signing ceremony, Vath Chamroeun, Chief Executive Officer of CAMSOC, said Cambodia is gearing up for the official opening of the ASEAN Para Games on Friday.
“A lot has been achieved with the support from the private businesses. Sponsorships from private companies are a valuable contribution to the success of Cambodia’s historical events.”
Steven Path, CEO of Sportsmazing, the master agency of the SEA Games and ASEAN Para Games, said, “We, CAMSOC and Sportsmazing, officially welcome CP Cambodia and five more as Official National Partners. We look forward to working with CP and we thank you again for your kind support to both SEA Games and Para Games.”
Talking to the audience and press at the signing ceremony, Wittaya Kreangkriwit, President of CP Cambodia, represented his company’s staff when he congratulated Cambodia for successfully hosting the 32nd SEA Games.
The 12th ASEAN Para Games is slated to be a major sporting event for athletes with disabilities in Southeast Asia. E-sports was also included for the very first time at this year’s event. The Games will be an opportunity for athletes from the region to compete at the highest level and showcase their skills and determination.