Over US$9 Million Tourism Port in Kampot Completed

A tourism port project in Kampot coastal province has been completed, with a total construction cost of approximately US$9.27 million funded by a joint budget between the Royal Government of Cambodia and the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

H.E. Dr. Aun Pornmoniroth, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economy and Finance, H.E. Sun Chanthol, Senior Minister and Minister of Public Works and Transport and H.E Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism, paid an inspection visit to the newly-built international tourism port late last week, according to the Ministry of Public Work and Transport (MPWT).

The tourism port, whose construction started on Aug. 8, 2018, is located in Teuk Chhou district, Kampot province, on an area of 4.25 hectares.

The port is an important new international gateway of Cambodia for national and international tourists who wish to travel by waterway between the Kingdom and regional and international countries, MPWT said.

The ministry is working with relevant parties on the operation of the port which will be put into official use in the near future.



Source: Agency Kampuchea Press