Vongsey Visoth, Deputy Prime Minister and Ministers in Charge of the Office of the Council of Ministers, and the Ambassador of India to Cambodia discussed strategies to attract tourists from India, one of the largest and high potential markets for Cambodian tourism, through direct flights and the development of new tourism products.
The discussion was held on the occasion of the Deputy Prime Minister receiving Indian Ambassador to Cambodia Devyani Uttam Khobragade to pay a courtesy call at the Council of Ministers on November 16, 2023.
At the same time, the two sides discussed the strengthening of historical ties and strengthening bilateral cooperation between the two countries, as well as striving to make cooperation fruitful. The two sides also exchanged views on regional issues, especially in the context of geopolitical uncertainty, for the benefit of both countries, both within the framework of bilateral cooperation and in the framework of regional and global cooperation.
During the meeting, the Indian Ambassador to Cambodia also stated that India would like to share knowledge and experience in developing public digital infrastructure to serve the public services being used in India to Cambodia, such as identification and financial technology systems.
India plans to provide skills training to officials in Cambodia through the Technical and Economic Cooperation Programme, with the Indian Civil Service Institution preparing to sign an MoU.
Visoth and the Ambassador also discussed strategies to attract tourists from India, a large and potential market for the Cambodian tourism market, through direct flight connections and developing new tourism products to attract more Indian tourists to visit Cambodia. The two sides also considered attracting investment, trade, and exchanges of views on investment and cooperation between the two countries’ private sectors.
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