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Culture Minister receives archaeology award

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Minister of Culture and Fine Arts Phoeurng Sackona has been awarded. Supplied

Culture Minister receives archaeology award

Minister of Culture and Fine Arts Phoeurng Sackona has been awarded a 2018 Paestum Archaeology Award at the 21st edition of the Mediterranean Exchange of Archaeological Tourism held at the ancient city of Paestum, Italy.

The award goes to those who contribute, through their commitment and intercultural dialogue, to the valorisation of cultural heritage and the promotion of archaeological tourism.

Sackona and the head of the Apsara Authority led Cambodian delegates participating at the event.

On Saturday, he compared the historical and scientific significance of Angkor Wat to that of Rome’s Colosseum.

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