Master Plan for Bokor City Development Project Unveiled

The Royal Government of Cambodia has unveiled the master plan to transform southwestern Bokor Mountain into a new city.

The master plan was announced in a dissemination workshop on the Land Use Master Plan for the Bokor City Development Project held today and attended by some 600 guests at Sokha Phnom Penh Hotel.

Running until 2035, the plan is supported by a sub-decree dated on June 28 to build the area into smart city with historical, green and natural tourist sites of convenient weather enabled by the sea and the mountain.

The master plan for Bokor City Development Project covers 9,000 hectares of land surface in the Bokor National Park, and the project is divided into eight sections, including residential and commercial areas, multi-purposed zone, tourist sites, administration and public service centres, and public and green space.

H.E. Chea Sophara, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning, and Construction, said in the opening session that the new city will become another new tourist attraction and residential area for Cambodia.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press