China Funds Some 2,700 km of Road Infrastructure in Cambodia

China has funded the construction of a total of 2,700 kilometres of road infrastructure in Cambodia, according to a report of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport.

Of the figure, nearly 2,000 kilometres of road have been constructed and rehabilitated, and some 700 kilometres others are under construction using in total US$2 billion concession loan from China, it pointed out.

H.E. Sun Chanthol, Senior Minister and Minister of Public Works and Transport, said more infrastructure construction will start this year, among them some will be built under China's financial support.

With the new bridge, Stung Trang-Krauch Chmar Bridge, whose construction began this morning under the presidency of Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, there are now eight major bridges in Cambodia built under China's financial assistance. The other seven are Koh Thom Cambodia-China Friendship Bridge, Chroy Changvar Cambodia-China Friendship Bridge, Sekong Cambodia-China Friendship Bridge, Prek Kdam Cambodia-China Bridge, Stung Treng Cambodia-China Bridge, Takmao Cambodia-China Bridge, and Prek Tamak Cambodia-China Bridge.

ource: Agency Kampuchea Press