Phnom Penh: Most tourists who visit the Global New Year 2020 to 2021 in the coastal provinces have a lot of awareness and Properly packed, well-mannered, and environmentally friendly, except for a small number of tourists. Continue to throw trash.
Kheang Phearum, spokesman for the Preah Sihanouk Provincial Administration, told the Post yesterday that tourists came to visit on the occasion of the Global New Year. December 31, 2020 and January 1, 2021, a total of 74,923 people, an increase of 14.86% compared to 2019 72,330 national visitors, an increase of 39.21%, 2,593 foreign visitors, a decrease of 80.45%.
"We observe that people are involved in cleaning up the coastal environment, especially littering," he said. Good waste packaging. They have already packed the garbage and stored it in the bin or garbage bin for the transportation team to take away. Garbage dump. Citizens' actions in such a good garbage disposal is a good example that confirms people's awareness, especially Tourists to maintain environmental hygiene and enhance the beauty of the coastal area.
Mr. Phearum stated: “On behalf of the Sihanoukville Provincial Authority, we are still strengthening our beach clean-up, as we have a beach cleaning team with machines for "Clean the car and do it regularly."
He called on the people as well as national and international tourists to cooperate more in helping to clean the beach to ensure quality environmental sanitation. Beaches, water quality and air quality at resorts and beaches.
Kuong Sokkeang, a resident of Phnom Penh who visited Sihanoukville on New Year's Eve, said that on New Year's Day, there are people Lots to visit on the beach in Sihanoukville and a lot of rubbish. But the garbage is organized in an orderly manner. She said: "Praise, because on New Year's Eve, there are a lot of people, there is a lot of garbage, but in the morning, when you look at the beach, the garbage is clean. Although the delivery is not finished, it is arranged in piles in an orderly manner. ”
Ung Vuthy, Kep Provincial Administrative Director, also said yesterday that tourists on the New Year, December 31, 2020 and On January 1, 2021, there were more than 50,000 people, most of whom were well organized. But on the night of December 31, many tourists visited the coastal area, some people did not leave the garbage properly.
"On New Year's Eve, people come to visit the coast and we see a lot of rubbish," he said. Many people do not prepare well and some garbage falls into the sea. "But we have sent a team to collect all the garbage."
According to Mr. Vuthy, the Kep Provincial Administration has a mechanism to organize order and the environment in the coastal areas to maintain environmental cleanliness in the coastal areas. The provincial administration has also installed bins in recreational areas and there are landfills in the city.
Mr. Sok Sothy, Deputy Governor and Spokesperson of Koh Kong Provincial Administration, said yesterday that national and international tourists visit various resorts in the province. Koh Kong in the Global New Year from December 31, 2020 to January 2, 2021, 26,245 national tourists An increase of 3,635 people, equivalent to 16 percent compared to 2019. There were 74 international tourists, a decrease of 8,370 compared to 2019.
"Our people have the attitude that collecting garbage or cleaning the environment is the responsibility of the authorities or those in charge," he said. "Someone is not their burden. This is the general attitude of some people in Koh Kong province."