More of Boeng Tamok to Be Filled In for Justice Ministry Storeroom

Justice Ministry officials need more room, so “empty public land” will be used to store court documents by filling in another part of Boeng Tamok, one of Phnom Penh’s “last lakes” that feeds hundreds of families and protects the capital from flooding.

In a Council of Ministers letter dated September 25 and circulated on Wednesday, the government handed over eight hectares of the lake to the ministry for a storehouse to keep documents and equipment from the ministry, Appeal Court and Phnom Penh Municipal Court.

Government spokesperson Phay Siphan said ministry officials needed more space to work.

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