Work on 1st int’l tourism seaport begins in SW Cambodia

Phnom Penh – Cambodia on Wednesday broke ground for the construction of the first international tourism port in the coastal province of Kampot.

Tourism Minister Thong Khon said the four-hectare port is being developed in Chhum Kreal commune of Tek Chhou district under a loan of 8 million U.S. dollars from the Asian Development Bank.

“The port will improve tourism in the province by connecting seaborne tourists from Thailand and Vietnam,” he said in a speech during the groundbreaking ceremony.

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