Sihanoukville Master Plan: New meeting paves way for Southeast Asian hub

PHNOM PENH:  The 6th meeting of the Inter-Ministerial Technical Working Group on 's development took place on January 22nd, marking significant progress towards transforming the coastal city into a multi-purpose special economic zone.

Led by H.E Koy Sodany, Permanent Secretary of State at the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT), the meeting saw active participation from relevant technical working groups and was chaired by H.E. Dr. Phan Phalla, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Economy and Finance.

The session focused on two key objectives: reviewing the draft master plan in Khmer and updating the composition of the working group. Beyond the prescribed format, Her Excellency highlighted eight crucial points for consideration, including consistent technical terminology, accurate spelling, alignment with government strategies, and integration with the national transport and logistics plan.

Discussions revealed ambitious goals for Sihanoukville: becoming a renowned city in Southeast Asia, embracing smart technologies, prioritizing environmental sustainability, and fostering high-value-added industries.

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport presented its comprehensive transport plan, outlining three main corridors and three sub-corridors to connect Sihanoukville seamlessly with other key regions. Those are, Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville, Phnom Penh-Bavet, Phnom Penh-Poipet, and three sub-corridors: Koh Kong-Kep, Phnom Penh-Stung Treng, Poipet-O'Yadao

This productive meeting signifies a positive step towards realizing Sihanoukville's transformation into a vibrant economic hub, attracting investment and propelling 's growth.


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