Cambodia and Myanmar sign MoU to promote tourism

22 November 2017
Cambodia and Myanmar sign MoU to promote tourism
General view of some of the pagodas in Bagan city, Myanmar. Photo: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA

Cambodia and Myanmar signed a memorandum of understanding on Saturday to promote the flow of national and third-country tourists to the temples of Angkor in Siem Reap and to the ancient city of Bagan in Myanmar, according to a Khmer Times report.
The agreement was signed by Cambodian Tourism Minister Thong Khon and U Onh Maung, Myanmar’s Minister of Hotel and Tourism, on the side-lines of the first International Cambodia Travel Mart (CTM) at the Sokha Hotel in Siem Reap.
Tith Chantha, secretary of state of the Ministry of Tourism, was quoted as saying that the MoU aimed to strengthen and promote tourism cooperation between both nations, as well as boosting the flow of tourists between Cambodia and Myanmar, and from third countries.