Minister of Public Works and Transport Peng Ponea headed a delegation to the 29th Transport Ministers’ Meeting in Luang Prabang, Laos, with the aim of evaluating completed plans and setting the course for infrastructure and transport sector improvements.
Today, water shortages in Preah Sihanouk province are a distant memory, as the current supply is more than capable of meeting the demands of local residents, as well as the tourists who frequently visit the coastal destination.
Kep province has been selected as the first site of a new coastal development initiative, with a “world-class” 2.7km beach planned for the near future.
As Cambodia celebrated the 70th anniversary of its independence on November 9, King Norodom Sihamoni called for national unity while Prime Minister Hun Manet pledged to follow suit to the heroism of the late King Father Norodom Sihanouk.
Prime Minister Hun Manet urged all stakeholders to continue to work to improve Cambodia’s rural sanitation, noting that the country has so far achieved 85 per cent of its goals.
On the occasion of the Kingdom’s 10th National Nutrition Day, a report detailing strategies to enrich Cambodian diets and fight malnutrition has been released.
The Ministry of Justice has announced that 60 per cent of the more than 900 prisoners who appealed for clemency during the Independence Day and Water Festival have been approved for submission to the king.
Prime Minister Hun Manet has expressed his endorsement for the ongoing strengthening and expansion of Cambodia-China military cooperation in various domains, including joint training exercises, human resources development, unit-to-unit collaboration and mine clearance efforts within Cambodia.
Several government institutions and the US have reiterated their joint commitment in the fight against human trafficking.
The Japanese government has pledged nearly $350,000 in aid to support education and clean water initiatives in Kampong Speu, Kampong Thom and Mondulkiri provinces.