August 7, 2022

India Plans to Build Road Connectivity to Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 04, 2022 -- India is intended to strengthen and expand the cooperation with Cambodia in road connectivity from India to Cambodia by crossing Myanmar and Thailand.

The plan was revealed by visiting H.E. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs of India when he paid a courtesy visit to Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh this evening, H.E. Eang Sophalleth, Assistant to the Cambodian Premier told reporters.

India also wanted to boost the cooperation with Cambodia in the ASEAN and Mekong-Ganga frameworks on the areas of economic, tourism, national defence, mine clearance, investment, community development and temple restoration.

In reply, Samdech Techo Hun Sen thanked H.E. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar for conveying greetings from the Indian Premier to him and welcomed all India’s intentions to foster the cooperation between both countries.

Samdech Techo Prime Minister pushed for the bilateral free trade agreement and investment protection agreement, and asked the Indian side to consider establishing direct flights between the two nations to boost tourism and elevating the Mekong-Ganga cooperation to the summit level.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press