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A highway project to connect Phnom Penh and Mondulkiri in 2035

PHNOM PENH: The Royal Government has proposed building a highway connecting Phnom Penh to Sen Monorom in Mondulkiri province by 2035, transforming Mondulkiri into Cambodia’s fourth economic hub.

The Royal Government has encouraged the study and development of highways connecting Phnom Penh to Sen Monorom, Mondulkiri Province, which is limited in vision to 2035, according to the tourism development master plan of Mondulkiri province (2021–2035).

His Excellency Dr. Aun Porn Moniroth, Minister of Economy and Finance, recently stated at the launch ceremony of the Mondulkiri Tourism Development Master Plan (2021-2035) that the road connection plan from Phnom Penh to Mondulkiri.

The project will enable Mondulkiri to become a destination for Cambodia’s diversification of ecotourism. Ecotourism, agriculture, and indigenous cultural tourism will all contribute to the Northeast region’s becoming the fourth economic pole, with Mondulkiri at its center, in line with the long-term vision of Samdech Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia.

According to Mr. Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism, the main goal of this master plan is to promote the development of Mondulkiri as an international eco-tourism destination as well as an important province in the supply of fresh flowers, vegetables, fruits, and meat to meet the needs of the country and reach exports to overseas markets.

He added that this master plan will be an important strategic document for promoting tourism development in Mondulkiri province and the entire northeastern region, particularly in contributing to the northeast becoming Cambodia’s fourth economic pole.

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