via Global Times, 02 December 2019: The International Coordinating Committee for the Safeguarding and Development of the Historic Site of Angkor (ICC-Angkor) has been going on for 26 years now; this article focuses on the China’s projects in Angkor.
Long Kosal, spokesman for Apsara National Authority, the management authority responsible for protecting and preserving Angkor, said ICC-Angkor is a multilateral platform, where decisions relating to the safeguarding and development of Angkor are made.
“It has always been in the form of multilateral cooperation in the sense of its decision-making process and bilateral at the implementation stage,” Kosal told the Xinhua News Agency.
“This is so because any project or activity to be carried out in Angkor will go through vigorous analysis and debate by all members of the ICC, including the co-chair countries, UNESCO and Apsara National Authority,” he added.
Kosal said that through multilateral cooperation under ICC-Angkor, tremendous achievements have been made in protecting and preserving Angkor over the past years.
Source: International cooperation vital to preservation | Global Times