PHNOM PENH: A well-known Hong Kong film star, Jackie Chan, who was identified as ChinlongbyCambodian people, will come to Cambodia on November 10, 2009. Chinlong, a comic film star, will launch his first lecture in Cambodia at the University of Cambodia (UC).
The three day visits of Jackie Chan in Cambodia will be sponsored by The International Peace Foundation (IPF) based in Liechtenstein in Europe. This Foundation is the counterpart of The University of Cambodia. On Saturday, Dr. Kao Kim Hourn, President of the University of Cambodia, told RAKSMEI KAMPUCHEA that Jackie Chan will deliver a lecture for 400 participants on November 11, 2009, at The University of Cambodia, and The University will confer Jackie Chan an Honorary Doctorate in Hamanity. Following Dr. Kao’s statement, Jackie Chan will plan to see the king, Preah Boramaneath Norodom Sihamony and will pay an audience to Samdech Techo Prime Minister, before leaving Cambodia on the 12th of November 2009.
Indeed, Chinlong’s visit to Cambodia this time is in the framework of “Bridges – Dialogues Towards a Culture of Peace” of the International Peace Foundation. A National Committee was established for this project in which the King was Honorary Chairman, and Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen was Chairman.
Dr. Kao Kim Hourn emphasized that Chinlong was a distinguished guest among 09 well-known honorable guests to visit Cambodia. Those nine international intellectuals were Nobel Laureates for Economics, Chemistry, Physics, Film Directors and Medicines.
Chinlong was the second elite among the nine.
Chinlong is 55 years old and had been in Cambodia twice. His first visit to Phnom Penh was on 26 May 2004 within the mission of Ambassadors of Good Will of UNICEF and UNAIDS for the prevention of HIV/AIDS. Chinlong came to Cambodia once again in 2005 to accomplish the same mission of Good Will Ambassador to visit the people and children affected by mines. Within the framework of these two missions, Jackie Chan reached a number of Cambodian municipalities and provinces namely Pailin, Battambang and Siemreap. For the third time in Cambodia, the drunken acting skilled Chinlong will make Phnom Penh people, especially the students of the University of Cambodia to surprise once again by looking forward to hearing his lecture on the experiences of humanity works. Jackie Chan who has been appointed last May as Ambassador of Loving of Kindness donated nearly 300,000 USD to Taiwanese people affected by Tsunami last month. Jackie Chan created a Foundation for Generosity in 1988 to help youth and natural disaster victims. Prahasbt.