(Phnom Penh): The Royal Government of Cambodia, with the Ministry of Tourism and the Tourism Development Board, will implement the second phase of tourism development in Cambodia’s coastal province under ADB’s financial assistance of about US $ 30 million, according to Tith Chantha, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Tourism.
In a post-conference call on November 29, 2018, at the Ministry of Tourism, Mr. Tith Chantha said that the second phase of the development of the tourism development plan is a project to set up a garbage dump site and provincial cleaning equipment in Kep, and three other projects in Sihanoukville including plans to make tourism along the coast, water cleaning plant, and a Tourism Port Development Project in Sihanoukville and Koh Rong.
He said that in 2018, the Royal Government of Cambodia received a grant from ADB for implementing tourism infrastructure development for the 2nd phase of the GMS. In coastal provinces:
1: Solid Waste Management Project in Kep Province.
2: Construction of two tourist pavilions in Sihanoukville and Koh Rong, along the coast of Sihanoukville, on the coastline of Koh Rong.
3: The implementation of ASEAN tourism standards in all four coastal provinces to support tourism development and a well-maintained safety standards.
He added that the Ministry of Tourism and the Bank of Asian Development Bank (ADB) have begun the first phase of a comprehensive tourism infrastructure project in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), including a tourism port project in Kampot province, development of a water purification system At Kbal Market, Kep, Community-Based Tourism Development Projects in Kampot, Kep and Koh Kong Provinces, have been completed successfully.