Samdech Sar Kheng Presides over Groundbreaking Ceremony for Construction of NR51 in Kampong Speu Province

The construction of National Road (NR) No. 51 linking NR5 in Oudong district, Kampong Speu province to NR4 at Thnal Toteung in Ang Snuol district, Kandal province, began this morning in a ceremony held in Kampong Speu province.

Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, and Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Xiong Bo presided over the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of this 37.95-kilometre-long road.

The construction would cost more than US$40 million funded by a concessional financing from the Government of China and a budget of the Royal Government of Cambodia, and last about 36 months, said H.E. Sun Chanthol, Senior Minister and Minister of Public Works and Transport.

This is a strategic road to facilitate the travel of people and the transport of goods, according to H.E. Senior Minister.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press