Khmer New Year will be celebrated as usual

Prime Minister Hun Sen announced that this year’s Khmer New Year which is annually celebrated in April will be marked as usual as COVID-19 has been contained.
Speaking at the ground-breaking of Bakheng Water Treatment Plant in Phnom Penh this morning, Mr Hun Sen said last year’s three-day holidays were cancelled to reduce the travelling of people to prevent the spread of COVID-19 infection from one place to another.
“The reason for last year’s action was because 120,000 migrant workers from Thailand suddenly returned to Cambodia while many people would leave Phnom Penh during the holiday