U.S. Firms Urged to Invest in Cambodia’s Infrastructure Development
AKP Phnom Penh, September 12, 2020 —
Cambodia has encouraged U.S. construction firms to invest in infrastructure development in the Kingdom, as many projects related to building roads, bridges, and wastewater treatment facilities have been laid for construction.
The call was made by H.E. Sun Chanthol, Senior Minister and Minister of Public Works and Transport while receiving U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. W. Patrick Murphy here on Sept. 11.
In the meeting, H.E. Sun Chanthol highlighted the progress of undergoing and new physical infrastructure projects.
“Although the world is facing the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, the ministry still continues its work as planned, for example, building roads, bridges, wastewater treatment facilities,” he said.
For his part, H.E. W. Patrick Murphy said that the embassy will continue cooperation with the ministry on the sector.
H.E. Ambassador also mentioned that a delegation of the U.S.-ASEAN Business Council will be visiting Cambodia from Sept. 21 to seek understanding on investment opportunities in the country.
(Photo: Ministry of Public Works)
By Chea Vannak