Macau delegation concludes visit to Cambodia with signing of tourism training memorandum

31 May 2016

A Macau delegation is concluding a three-day visit to Cambodia that began in Phnom Penh with a meeting with the President of the Senate, said the Macau Government Information Bureau.

The vice president of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and former Chief Executive Edmund Ho, and the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam, also met up with the Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, to whom they expressed willingness to strengthen bilateral exchanges.

After meeting with Hun Sen, the Macau delegation attended the seminar “Macau and Cambodia – Investment Environment and Tourism Promotion” held with the aim of businesspeople from Macau and Cambodia finding cooperation projects that are complementary and have development potential, to extend the ways and types of collaboration.

Alexis Tam, speaking at the seminar, said the delegation was made up of over 50 businesspeople from the tourism, banking and commercial sectors, among others, and stressed the “important role that Macau has been playing as an economic and commercial platform between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries.”

During the trip, Ho and the Cambodian Tourism Minister, Thong Khon, witnessed the signing of the “tourism training memorandum of cooperation” between Cambodia and Macao, which according to Tam, “represents our commitment to promoting sustainable tourism development by training human resources.” (macauhub/MO)