Tourism potential along the river has contributed to making Cambodia a great tourism destination

RNK Phnom Penh, Feb 21, 2020-

In his congratulatory letter to the 6th River Festival in Battambang, Samdech Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, said that the tourism potential along the river has contributed to making Cambodia a great tourism destination and highly attractive.

Samdech Techo said that this potential also contributes to the realization of ASEAN as a world-class tourism destination, while river tourism, especially Mekong tourism, has become a major tourism product for Cambodia as well as the ASEAN region.

The river is a source of livelihood, a place where culture and civilization are cultivated. The river as a gift of nature connects nations that drink water together in a community of common destiny, with equality, loyalty and intimacy as one family.

The Royal Government of Cambodia is celebrating the River Festival, which is a new tourism event that not only contributes to the promotion of the tourism potential of the Kingdom of Cambodia, but also supports the government’s policy , in the interest of sustainable riverine development responsibility, in particularly promoting local economic development, protection and conservation of natural resources based on a clear commitment to maintain a balance between economic, social, environmental and cultural interests.

The 6th River Festival will be held in Battambang province, from March 13th to15th , 2020, under the theme of “Rivers of Prosperity.

By Mr Pheara!