2 Ministers Congratulate for 56 Outstanding Women Who Get Award in Tourism Sector
(Phnom Penh): His Excellency Thong Khon, Minister of the Ministry of Tourism and HER Dr. Ing Kuntha Phavi, Minister of Women’s Affairs, congratulated and praised for 56 outstanding women in 2019 that made effort in self-developing to grab Outstanding Women Award in Tourism Sector. Jointly Addressing on October 09, 2019, within an Outstanding Women Experience Sharing Workshop in Private Sector at NOCC, the Capital of Phnom Penh; the two ministers also advised those outstanding women who got award please to continue self-developing and contribute to sharing their experiences and success with other women in the sense of jointing altogether in strengthening solidarity and women network, as well as increasing newly innovations in tourism sector. H.E Thong Khon expected that this workshop will provide a number of benefits to women in tourism. He said “I firmly believe that today Outstanding Women Experience Sharing Workshop in Private Sector will give numerous benefits to women in tourism sector through the sharing of their experiences and works, especially contribute to enhancing and valuing the women who are serving in tourism sector”.
Mr. Minister has optimism that the women groups will become a good network for communication and the sharing of experiences, information, and the timely intervention in the case of having a violation or violence. What he more expects is the starting from private women by reaching at catching positive dominance in name of outstanding women with qualification in professionalism and skill. Dr. Thong Khon, in name of the Ministry of Tourism also praised and high valued for the efforts made by Ministry of Tourism’s a Gender Working Group in contribution to women resource development, especially pushing the enhancement of rights, roles, and women value, and empowerment which are significantly contributing factors to Cambodian tourism development forwards making Cambodia becomes an attractive tourist destination in the region as well as on the international stage. Minister added “I would like to congratulate for remarkable positive outcomes accomplished by Ministry of Tourism in coordination with relevant ministries – institutions, in particular the Ministry of Women’s Affairs in boosting gender equity in response to policies and Fourth Phase Rectangular Strategy of the Royal Government” “for Growth, Employment, Equity, and Effectiveness”, providing job opportunities to women forwards strengthening ownership, contributing to increasing household economy, and enhancing Cambodian economic growth. These have indicated that women in tourism sector have been playing a vital role in a sustainable and inclusive Cambodian tourism development.
Along with this, HER Excellency Ing Kuntha Phavi noted appreciation to the Ministry of Tourism in holding this program. She stressed that “On myself, I have a great pleasure and utmost satisfaction in attending in the Outstanding Women Experience Sharing Workshop in Private Sector, organized by the Ministry of Tourism in the aims at inspiring women who have contributed in the subsequently national tourism sector development”. Today workshop is also a chance enabling women in tourism to be able to share experiences, knowledge, threats, and solutions forwards expanding the enhancement of quality and value of the women in tourism. Cambodian Royal Government under the sound and brilliant leadership of Samdech Techo Prime Minister has made Cambodia enjoys peace, stability, and prosperity on all the fields, both economically, socially, politically, and diplomatically which is a cause making Cambodia’s reputation on international arena as well as on the globe has remarkable development. Ms. Minister has strongly supported for the Ministry of Tourism which initiated and organized to have women networking in tourism sector, which this network is really important for the sharing of knowledge, experience and mutually consultation in the spirit of building and developing women capacity to get victory in this industry.