PHNOM PENH: The construction of Siem Reap-Angkor International Airport is now 86 percent complete, and the new airport in Siem Reap province is set to open for trial use in June and officially in October.
The information was shared by Mr. Liu Minglin, Director General and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Yunnan Investment Group Co., Ltd., the developer of Siem Reap-Angkor International Airport, while paying a courtesy call on Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen at the Peace Palace here this afternoon, according to H.E. Eang Sophalleth, Assistant to the Cambodian Premier.
Mr. Liu Minglin also informed Samdech Techo Hun Sen of his company’s intention to promote the airport to attract flights from other countries and to invest in solar energy in Siem Reap province.
Samdech Techo prime minister was happy with the construction progress of the airport, stressing that it will not only boost internal connectivity but also link Cambodia to other countries.
Samdech Techo Hun Sen welcomed the company’s plan to attract flights to Siem Reap and to invest in solar energy, saying that the company can consider investing in the production of solar panels for local supply and export.