Phnom Penh: Samdech Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia, has decided to officially cancel the Stung Trang-Krouch Chhmar Bridge connection program, which is scheduled to take place on December 7, in order to prevent the spread of Covid 19 disease in the community.
Speaking on the occasion of the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction and improvement of 38 roads in Siem Reap and the restoration of Siem Reap River on November 30, 2020, Samdech Techo said, “My flight manager for This helicopter ate with the people involved, so yesterday I ordered the four helicopters, two small and two large, to return to Phnom Penh and spray disinfectant. All people have to take a test and then submit themselves to be a catalyst. Therefore, flight pilots for senior officials should not be used for 14 days.
Samdech continued, “That is why I request His Excellency Sun Chanthol to cancel the program of connecting the Stung Trang-Krouch Chhmar bridge in Kampong Cham, Tbong Khmum on the 7th, because I have to travel by helicopter, I can not travel.” Of course, we have our air force able to fly, but it is not too necessary. Just a symbolic process of connecting the bridge to them first. And sometimes they connect only 5 days before the launch, there is no problem before the launch only 5 days, it is okay.
The Stung Trang-Kroch Chhmar Bridge is located at Boeung Deng Village, Prek Kak Commune, Stung Trang District, Kampong Cham Province, across the Mekong River to the east. It is located in Kdol Leu Village, Trea Commune, Krouch Chhmar District, Tbong Khmum Province. Holds the territory of Tbong Khmum Province, which opened on December 1, 2017 under the high presidency of Samdech Techo Prime Minister.
The project has a total length of 1,131 meters and a width of 13.50 meters, a type of reinforced concrete bridge with a construction period of 42 months at a cost of nearly $57 million, a concessional financing from the Chinese government with a contribution from the Royal Government of Cambodia. For dealing with side effects. As of December 7, 2020, the bridge has reached 96.4 percent and is scheduled to be completed in early 2021.