Siem Reap: HE Dr Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism Announces to the Waterfall community that he will help develop the community into a model ecotourism community in Siem Reap province. .

HE Dr. Thong Khon said that in the framework of the Inter-Ministerial Working Group, the Ministry of Tourism has cooperated with the Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and other stakeholders to help organize Management and development of a number of ecotourism and ecotourism communities. They have become a model community not only nationally, but regionally and globally.

These communities include: “Chiphat eco-tourism community in Chi Pat Chhay Areng commune, Thmor Bang district, Koh Kong province, and Kratie Island, Kratie, Kampong Chhnang, Banteay Chhmar, Banteay Chhmar, Ecotourism, Kampong Chhnang.


For the ecotourism community, the Minister further expressed his great pride for the Sithom district as well as Siem Reap and Siem Reap. Nation. He said: “They had heard of mangroves, but in Siem Reap, mangroves have grown to nearly 100 hectares and have been cleared. Community forestry under the guidance of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is well maintained, which is another single tourist product for our territory. Our country can show and attract more tourists in the region of Siem Reap Angkor. ”

HE Dr. Thong Khon added that a responsible tourism activity could greatly increase the income of the community if Communities are able to keep them alive and take advantage of these forests by providing a tourist attraction Exceptional hospitality tourism, especially safety rules, cleanliness, clean environment, in the context of this Covid-19 phase.

HE Dr. Thong Khon added that for the challenges of the Ecotourism community, the challenges of access to the lake are extremely difficult. To the community, telephone service, internet, electricity use, garbage issues, etc.
He will also ask the relevant institutions to help solve this problem. Particularly for the 3km stretch of road, the Ministry of Tourism will help repair this.
The Po Chreuk community forest was established in 1998 by voluntary and unanimous consent of all villagers in the village. Khna Por commune, Sotnikum district, and is under the administration of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. The community forest covers an area of ​​approximately 1,022 hectares, of which approximately 90 hectares of mangroves have the potential to be developed. A new tourist attraction for Siem Reap.
By: CEN