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The NOCC holds a meeting to discuss the 2018 Mekong River Festival at their headquarters today. Yeun Ponlork

River Festival comes close to capital for first time

Publication date 19 February 2018 | 15:39 | ICT

For the first time in four years the annual Mekong River Festival and multi-sport gala, a celebratory event to pay tribute to Asia’s seventh longest river, is to be held within easy distance of Phnom Penh.



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