Direct flight between Cambodia and Zhejiang province of the People's Republic of China will be officially connected later this year.
The update was shared by Chinese delegation led by Mr. Zhang Zexi, Vice President of Zhejiang provincial Political Consultative Committee in a meeting with Cambodian Minister of Tourism H.E. Thong Khon here in Phnom Penh recently.
With the planned direct flight, Mr. Zhang Zexi informed the minister that his team is interested in establishing recreational and tourist sites in Cambodia for Chinese visitors, especially the elderly people.
The committee's vice president continued that the province is one of China's most populated provinces, adding that 2.8 millions of its population travelled overseas, including 80,000 to Cambodia in 2018 alone.
H.E. Thong Khon congratulated the upcoming direct flight route between Cambodia and Zhejiang province; and welcomed the province's intention to establish the recreational and tourist sites in the Kingdom.
At the same time, the minister also asked the Chinese side to provide training on Chinese language to Cambodian tour guides by constructing a tourism vocational school in Cambodia.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press