Selected Comments during the Visit to the Twin Canals and the Rice Cultivation in the Village of Boeung Ray, Svay Chrom District, Svay Rieng Province

Today, we all are meeting here again after our meeting last year at a place not far from here. Today’s meeting is to find out what has been accomplished so far. Last year on September 1, 2005, I came to Svay Rieng to inaugurate the tree nursery station and at that time the province cultivated just 14% of its rice cultivable land. It was indeed a very concerned matter as Cambodia’s five provinces were affected by natural calamity that slowed the cultivation speed. In response to that I ordered the Ministry of Water