THE Council of Ministers on Friday approved a plan drafted by the
Ministry of Planning to spend US$2.8 billion on public investment from
2010 to the end of 2012, it said in a statement. The plan relates to
536 projects, 389 of which are direct investment with the remainder
technical assistance projects, said the council. Minister of Planning
Chhay Than told the Post ahead of approval in March that the majority
of the budget would be spent on infrastructure and irrigation with
about half the money coming from development partners.