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Ministry stops issuing tourism licences for land, waterway transport firms

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The boat takes tourists to see the sunset in Phnom Penh. Hong Menea

Ministry stops issuing tourism licences for land, waterway transport firms

The Ministry of Tourism on June 17 reiterated that from July 1 it will no longer issue tourism business licences for tourist transport operators that provide land or waterway passenger services.

Citing a government announcement made on January 21, the ministry said “licences that were already issued for these business will be valid till their expiry date”.

It noted, however, that businesses that hold valid licences issued by the Ministry of Public Works and Transport may continue to provide tourist transport services without additional authorisation from the tourism ministry.

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