Women’s Participation in Tourism Industry Increases

Cambodia Ministry of Tourism marked here on Mar. 1 the 102nd International Women’s Day (Mar. Women’s Participation in Tourism Industry Increases under the presidency of its Minister H.E. Thong Khon.

Addressing the event, H.E. Thong Khon said that more than 3.5 millions of Cambodian women participated and worked in the tourism industry in 2012, which showed an increase of 60 percent.

The minister further said the celebration is aimed to boost more participation of women in the country’s development as well as to uphold the women’s rights.

He also conveyed the royal message from Her Majesty Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk, which valued the women’s rights through equal opportunity of receiving technical knowledge and career.

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