Cambodia ready to host 1st ASEAN green economic zone: PM Hun Sen

Supporting the idea of ‘green economic or investment zones’ in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen recently said his country is ready to host the first of its kind hub. He said this at the opening ceremony of the second day of the 2022 ASEAN Leadership and Partnership Forum in Phnom Penh.

These zones are a proposed new class of special eco-friendly business areas, to transform the bloc into an attractive and dynamic trade and investment hub run by cleaner and greener energy solutions.

The prime minister also backed the establishment of the Cambodia Economic Development Fund, which he said would support digital transformation, spur development in the artificial intelligence landscape, and provide the country’s workers with the necessary skills and tools to adapt to the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

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