Friday, December 4, 2009

An inauguration ceremony of a temple at a pagoda in Kampong Cham province

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen cuts threads in an inauguration ceremony of a temple at a pagoda (Angkor Knong) in Daun Tei commune, Ponhea Krek district, Kampong Cham province on Nov. 30.

The temple and other achievements of the pagoda were constructed with a fund of 419,212 US dollars provided by the Cambodian Prime Minister. The temple is located in ancient city during King Preah Korn reign in 1514-1516 and the city was then named “Sralap Dauntey Pichey Pray Norkor”.

Speaking at the function, Samdech Techo Hun Sen said the development of the area should be done to restore and maintain the heritage of our ancestors for all of us and our next generations to enable them to study and understand.

He also called on the local and foreign investors to consider a possibility of the development in the area due to the fact that there is tourism potential in the area as mentioned in Cambodian history under King Preah Korn reign.

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