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PRESS RELEASE: “The Ceremony for the Completion of the Cambodia-Korea Friendship Road (or Korean Ring Road Construction Phase II) in Cambodia”

Phnom Penh, Tuesday, December 11, 2012

“The Ceremony for the Completion of the Cambodia-Korea Friendship Road (or Korean Ring Road Construction Phase II) in Cambodia”

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), together with APSARA Authority, will hold the Ceremony for the Completion of the Cambodia-Korea Friendship Road (or Korean Ring Road Construction Phase II) on December 15, 2012 in Siem Reap province.

The Ring Road is the output of KOICA’s $11.5 Million grant fund to APSARA Authority of the Kingdom of Cambodia, as part of a program to develop physical infrastructure in Cambodia with the aim to help the Cambodian government’s efforts to protect Angkor-Wat by easing and dispersing traffic on the road penetrating the historic sites of the world heritage. This project will also further blossom into one of the most exemplary cooperation programs symbolizing the two countries’ friendship through the good cooperation between the APSARA Authority of the Kingdom of Cambodia and the KOICA.

H.E. Mr. Park Dae-Won, President of the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), will be the Guest of Honor in the Ceremony for the Completion of the Cambodia-Korea Friendship Road, as he is visiting Cambodia Dec. 13-15 to broadly assess Korea’s development cooperation activities in Cambodia and further strengthen the bilateral ties. Other dignitaries to grace the event include H.E. Dr. Sok An, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister in charge of the Office of the Council of Ministers and the President of APSARA Authority; H.E. Mr. Sou Phirin, Advisor to Samdech Akkak Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia and the Governor of Siem Reap Province and Vice president of APSARA Authority; H.E. Mr. Bun Narith, the Director General of APSARA Authority; and KOICA Representative in Cambodia Dr. Shin Eui-Cheol.

For further information, please contact to Mr. Hort Sroeu, Local Expert of KOICA Cambodia Office through hortsroeu@gmail.com  or the office phone 023 964 150/1/3, H/P: 011-77 40 85. (End Sheet)

 

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