Cambodia Hosts ASEAN Directors-General of Customs Meeting

Cambodia has been hosting the 25th Meeting of the ASEAN Directors-General of Customs taking place at Hotel Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra here in Phnom Penh.

Key focus of the gathering is to discuss the progress of the implementation of ASEAN Strategic Plan of Customs Development as well as customs integration and harmonization works.

Cambodia's Senior Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth presided over the opening session of the three-day meeting, from May 25-27.

As highlighted by the senior minister, ASEAN has remarkably built up its competitive advantage and boosted its gross domestic product to US$2,600 billion in 2014, making it the 7th world largest economic region.

Cambodia has contributed significantly to the rapid development and is proud to be part of the association, added H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth.

H.E. Kun Nhim, Director General of Customs and Excise represented Cambodia to facilitate the meeting.

Source: AKP