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Cambodia inaugurates China-funded road in western province

(Xinhua) Updated: 2016-08-02 13:15

KAMPONG SPEU, Cambodia - Cambodia on Tuesday inaugurated the 140 km national road No 44 here, which had been built under a concessional loan from China.

The road is off the national road No 4, going through four districts in western Kampong Speu province and ending at the national road No 5.

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen and Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia Bu Jianguo presided over the inauguration ceremony, which was attended by government officials, diplomatic corps and about 10,000 locals.

Hun Sen said the road was essential to facilitate travel and goods transport in the province, expressing his sincere thanks to China for her support to the project.

Ambassador Bu said she is confident that the road will contribute to improving the livelihood of residents along the road.

The road had been constructed by the China Road and Bridge Corporation in a period of 40 months.

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