Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Thailand to meet Cambodia on special economic zones

BANGKOK, 28 May 2013 (NNT) – Thailand and Cambodia are set to meet on June 10-11, during which Thailand will propose two special economic zones in Sa Kaeo and Trat provinces.

The Thai team comprising 10 ministers will be led by Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul, who will meet with Mr Hor Namhong, Cambodia’s Foreign Minister, to discuss economic cooperation.

According to Mr Surapong, Thailand will propose two special economic zones linking Sa Keo’s Aranyaprathet District and Poipet town in Banteay Meancheay Province, and between Trat’s Khlong Yai district and Cambodia's Koh Kong Province.

Furthermore, Mr Surapong said there would be talks about public utility development, energy cooperation, human resource development, and improvement of the Cambodian people's quality of life.

The meeting will be held on June 10-11, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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