Nearly 93 pct of Cambodia’s villages have access to electricity: ministry

About 92.68 percent, or 13,131 villages of Cambodia’s total villages, had access to electricity by the end of 2019, a Mines and Energy Ministry’s report showed on Tuesday.

The report, released during the ministry’s annual conference, indicated that some 2.68 million houses, or 75 percent of the country’s 3.57 million houses, had the electricity connected by the end of last year.

Speaking at the conference, Minister of Mines and Energy Suy Sem said the government is committed to having all villages in the kingdom connected to electricity by the end of 2020.

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