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A Kickoff Meeting to review mission

In the morning of Monday 11th September 2023, H.E. Kemreat Viseth, Chairman of CSAF and Coordinator of Executing Agency of Community-Based Tourism COVID-19 Recovery Project (CBTCR), presided and facilitated a Kickoff Meeting to review mission with participation of representatives of Asian Development Bank (ADB), representatives of Executing Agency (EA), representatives of Implementing Agency (IA), representatives of Ministry of Economics and Finances (MEF) and project consultants in order to share project overview, Issues/Challenges, and update procurement, safeguards, and gender status.

Speaking in this meeting, H.E. Kemreat Viseth addressed that Community-Based Tourism COVID-19 Recovery Project (CBTCR) is a part of TECH100 Villages Project which is still ongoing after Covid 19 crisis and implementing this project will solely contribute to the “ Pentagonal Strategy-Phase I” The Royal Government of Cambodia of the Seventh Legislature of the National Assembly under the leadership of Samdech Thipadei HUN MANET, Prime Minister of Cambodia. His Excellency also mentioned the achievements, the challenges and the direction of the project. Finally, His Excellency expressed grateful thanks and encouraged all stakeholders who participated in this meeting to raise challenges and concerns to discuss and find solutions together.

It is worth noting that after this meeting, all stakeholders of the project will visit the project sites in the 2 target villages of the project in Takeo and Preah Vihear Provinces from 12 to 15 September 2023.

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