On August 9, 2013, The Governor-General of New Zealand, Lt Gen Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae led a 14-member delegation to the ECCC during his state visit to Cambodia. This was the first time a leader at the Head of State level had visited the ECCC. Deputy Prime Minister Sok An, who is also Chairman of the Royal Government Task Force for the Khmer Rouge Trials, and Acting Director Tony Kranh welcomed the Governor-General and discussed the progress the Court has made and the challenges it faces to accomplish its mandate. During his visit, The Governor-General announced a new pledge of NZ$ 200,000 to the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. The pledge was made for the national side of the Court.