Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde highly valued Cambodia for its high economic growth and pledged continued support for the country's financial reform.

Lagarde made the remarks during a meeting with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen in Phnom Penh on December 2, predicting that Cambodia 's economy would see the robust annual growth of over 7 percent in the medium-term.

She added that Cambodia has become an attractive place for investors due to its reforms, encouraging the country to continue its financial reform. She said that the IMF was pleased to continue supporting Cambodia in this task.

For his part, PM Hun Sen thanked the IMF for its technical assistance to Cambodia in financial as well as customs and excise reform.

During her two-day working visit to Cambodia that began on December 1, she was scheduled to pay a courtesy call on King Norodom Sihamoni, and meet with Deputy Prime Minister Keat Chhon and Finance Minister Aun Porn Moniroth.

Cambodia is her first leg of a three-Asian nation tour before the Republic of Korea and Myanmar.-VNA