Ministry of Tourism: Battambang Will Be Smoke-Free City Next Year

The Ministry of Tourism has planned to transform Battambang city, the most populous city in Battambang northwestern province, to be a smoke-free city before the end of 2020.

According to the ministry's news release, to achieve this goal, a workshop was held there yesterday under the presidency of H.E. Hor Sarun, Under Secretary of State for Tourism.

Until now, 22 out of 44 hotels and 13 of 26 restaurants in Battambang city have been recognised with their Smoke-Free Environment in Tourism Sector.

H.E. Hor Sarun said all the recognised hotels and restaurants with the award of Smoke-Free Environment in Tourism Sector have been evaluated based on the list of requirements under the law and other regulations.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press