Preah Vihear authorities warn against illegal purchase or sale of protected land

The Ministry of Environment has warned people that it is illegal to buy or sell lands in natural protected and conservation areas in Preah Vihear province.
This was announced by ministry spokesman Neth Pheaktra during his visit to the province over the weekend.
He called on unscrupulous people to stop their illegal activities or face the legal consequences while urging the relevant authorities to enforce the law against the perpetrators.
Pheaktra said the ministry has repeatedly reminded people not to buy or clear land for ownership in the state’s protected areas as this is strictly prohibited