Cambodia will implement tourism development projects in Kep and Sihanoukville, under ADB’s for $ 30 millions

National Radio FM96 MHz

November 30, 2018

The Royal Government of Cambodia, with the Ministry of Tourism and Tourism Development Board, will implement the second phase of tourism development in the coastal province of Cambodia under ADB’s financial assistance of about US $ 30 million. According to His Excellency Tith Chantha, Secretary of State for the Ministry of Tourism.

In the post-meeting of the Tourism Development Committee on 29 November 2018 at the Tourism Ministry, His Excellency Tith Chantha said that the second phase of the development of tourism development plan includes the establishment of a garbage dump site and urban cleaning facilities in the province. Kep and three other projects in Sihanoukville include plans to route along the coast of the project To establish a waste water treatment plant and to build a port in Sihanoukville and Koh Rong, Sihanoukville.

He said that in the year 2018, the Royal Government of Cambodia received a grant from ADB for the implementation of the Tourism Infrastructure Development Project for Secondary Growth. Phase 2 of the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) plans to spend US $ 30 million for implementation. In coastal provinces:

1. Solid Waste Management Project in Kep Province.

2. Construction of two tourist piers in Sihanoukville and Koh Rong, along the coast of Sihanoukville, Riverside Road in Koh Rong.

3. Implementing ASEAN tourism standards in all four coastal provinces to support tourism development and a well-maintained safety standard.

His Excellency Tith Chantha said that the Ministry of Tourism and the Bank of Asian Development Bank (ADB) have begun the first phase of a comprehensive tourism infrastructure project in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS), including a tourism port project in Kampot province. Dirty Water Cleaning System at Kdam Market, Kep Province, Community-Based Tourism Development Project in Kampot, Kep and Kandal Provinces. That’s why this project has been successfully implemented.

Source: Ministry of Tourism Facebook Page