After a half month of operation, more than 45% of illegal constructions were dismantled in Angkor

Published on 31 August 2017 03:50 PM Post By ៖ Apsara National Authority

The joint committee has demolished 239 out of 521 illegal constructions in the Angkor Archaeological Park so far. This demolition operation is aimed at protecting the World Heritage Site of Angkor, which is a rich treasure of Cambodian people and the entire humanity.

According to the report of joint committee dated on August 28th, the illegal constructions, which were dismantled completely from August 10th, such as 92 cases in Siem Reap town, 41 cases in Bakong districts, 31 cases in Angkor Thom districts. By the way, the two districts that were completed the reshuffle, 71 cases in Banteay Srei district and 4 cases in Pouk district.

As the joint committee reported that the operation ran smoothly without any violence or intrusion. In particular, the majority of people who own the illegal buildings were cooperating with the team, volunteering to move by themselves, or the team will assist only in the request. Except for the few cases that the owners refused to cooperate, so our team decided to demolish directly.

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