Saturday, August 29, 2009

Samdech Hun Sen inspects the drought-hit area at Pursat province

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen accompanied by many government ministers inspects the drought-hit area and helped transplant rice for the farmers at Trapaing Chong commune, Bakan district, Pursat province on August 22.

On the occasion, Cambodian premier said that according to the agricultural reports, farmers across the country have achieved 82% in their rice cultivation or up by some 300,000 hectares if compared to the same period of 2008.

He also called on the farmers to plant rice as soon as possible when there are enough water in the farms and should abandon their old practices by waiting until the month of August to start growing rice.

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