Cambodia, Australia Review and Plan on Rural Utility Infrastructure

Cambodia and Australia have reviewed the progress of rural electricity and clean water infrastructure in Cambodia for next planning.

The exercise took place here in Phnom Penh among the delegations led by H.E. Chhieng Yanara, Secretary General of Cambodian Rehabilitation and Development Board of the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CRDB/CDC) and Ms. Ruth Stewart, Deputy Head of Mission at Australian Embassy in Cambodia.

Grounding on the progress review for last year's activities, 2018 interventions will be determined along with appropriately allotted budget.

The Royal Government of Cambodia and Australia signed in 2015 a five-year agreement on rural electricity and clean water infrastructure development project under the financing of US$45 million from Australia.

In 2017 alone, the project has supported 45 operators of the utilities � 31 of them cover the clean water service � and it is expected to promote another 52 operators as such in 2018.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press