Cambodia’s Potential as Business Destination Promoted

A “Briefing Session on Economic Diplomacy, Investment, Trade and Tourism Environment in Cambodia” was held in Siem Reap province on Sept. 2 to promote Cambodia’s potentials as a business destination.

The event was presided over by H.E. Dr. NHIM Khemara, Secretary of State and Head of the Economic Diplomacy Coordinating Group (EDCG), high representative of H.E. Deputy Prime Minister PRAK Sokhonn, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, with approximately 100 participants from 19 diplomatic missions in Bangkok, Thai delegation, and line ministries in attendance.

According to a press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MFAIC), the Briefing Session is the 2nd Study Visit for Heads of Diplomatic Corps and Families to Siem Reap and Banteay Meanchey provinces, from Sept. 1 to 4, 2022, initiated by the Royal Embassy of Cambodia in Thailand in collaboration with the EDCG of MFAIC.

It aims to exhibit Cambodia’s vast potential as a business destination, and promote the new investment law, Economic Diplomacy Strategy 2021-2023 and other related economic and tourism development strategies for the Post COVID-19 recovery.

H.E. Dr. NHIM Khemara expressed his appreciation to H.E. Ambassador OUK Sophorn and the Royal Embassy of Cambodia in the Kingdom of Thailand for initiating this opportune visit, thereby contributing to effective execution of the Economic Diplomacy Strategy 2021-2023. He added that this 2nd Study Visit offers an insightful experience to the Kingdom, and expressed hope that it would further strengthen connectivity between Cambodia and the rest of the world.

The delegates were received by H.E. OUM Reatrey, Governor of Bantay Meanchey province, and H.E. TEA Seiha, Governor of Siem Reap province, during this mission.

Later in the evening, H.E. Dr. NHIM Khemara hosted a Welcome Dinner for the esteemed delegations, and took the opportunity to promote Cambodia’s culinary arts, traditional performances, and a plethora of wonderful Khmer products.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press