Executive officer on Angkor-gyeongju World Culture EXPO 2006 holding at Angkor Wat Temple in Siem Reap states that the exhibition which start since November 21, 2006 have been in great progress and gathered a lot of visitors each day. So far there at least 6.000 visitors coming each day, most of them are Khmer, said the committee members in the exhibition celebration, Mr Sou Yara. At night time, there are crowd of people along the road and many young workers are standing along the ways selling tickets to the visitors. As this exhibition is such a rare chance to be seen by visitors ever, many Cambodian citizens have been traveling from various provinces/cities heading to see this exhibition. One of the features of this exhibition is the cooperation between Korean and Cambodian exhibition products, and culture.
Further coincidence for the attraction to the exhibition is also enhanced by the visit of president Bill Clinton to Cambodia. President Clinton is coming to visit Cambodia for a few days next week under his discussion topic regarding to HIV/Aids in Cambodia. He also plans to visit the Angkor Wat temple too.
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Source: RFA news on November 27, 2006.
Cambodian Prime minister Hun Sen (left) and South Korea Prime minister Roh Moo-Hyun (right)
Prime minister Hun Sen and his wife (Bun Rany Hun Sen)