On 26th September 2016, H.E. Sun Chanthol, Minister of Public Works and Transport met with Mr. Tatsuyuki Sakurai, Team Leader of the JICA Survey Team for the Preparatory Survey for the Phnom Penh – Bavet Expressway project.
Mr. Sakurai briefed the Minister on the project outlines from the preliminary results of the survey and sought advice from the Minister based upon the results.
Minister Sun expressed his appreciation for the extensive and detailed plan elaboration done by the survey team. He noted the importance of this expressway construction from Phnom Penh to Bavet, and urged the team to consider the best scenarios related to the timelines, alignments, and costs as well as the possibilities this expressway represents in expanding economic activities within the new areas.