U.S. Secretary of State to visit Cambodia for meetings

10 Jul 2012  1503 | Cambodia Travel News

PHNOM PENH, July 10 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will arrive in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, on Wednesday afternoon to attend the 19th ASEAN Regional Forum and related meetings, said a press release from the U.S. Embassy here on Tuesday.

As scheduled, besides attending ASEAN meetings in Phnom Penh, Clinton will participate in the ASEAN-U.S. Business Forum in Siem Reap province on Friday afternoon.

The forum, which will be presided over by Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen, will also be attended by Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

Siem Reap, situated some 315 kilometers northwest of Phnom Penh, is the country's largest cultural tourism destination. It houses the Angkor Wat Temples, one of the World Heritage Sites.

Sourced: Xinhuanet