It is reported that there will soon be direct flights between India and Cambodia. According to the news, the two countries have decided to launch direct air links between the two countries to boost tourism in the two regions.
Referring to this, Devyani Khobragade, India’s Ambassador to Cambodia said that they are trying to start direct air links between India and Cambodia which will give much needed boost to tourism. She added that when there are direct flights, people would like to come and see Angkor Wat and Buddha Land.
She added that what Angkor Wat is to Cambodia is exactly what the Taj Mahal is to India. With this development, travelers from both sides will be able to explore them much more easily.
According to reports, Indian Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar recently visited Cambodia to attend the ASEAN-India Memorial Summit and the 17th East Asia Summit. This year also marks the 70th anniversary of bilateral relations between India and Cambodia, and it was during this time that officials from both sides signed four Memorandums of Understanding (MoU).
Reportedly, a Memorandum of Understanding for Digital Preservation of Cultural Heritage has also been signed which will further assist in the mapping of temples of Indian origin.
In addition, another agreement has been signed regarding the reintroduction of tigers in Cambodia between the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, India and the Ministry of Environment, Cambodia for cooperation in the conservation of biodiversity and sustainable wildlife management.