Phnom Penh (FN), April 3 – Prime Minister Hun Sen presided over the opening of Samdech Techo Hun Sen Boulevard on Monday morning.

Samdech Techo Hun Sen Boulevard is now the longest boulevard in Phnom Penh.

It is 9km long and 30 meters wide. It connects road 271 in Kbal Tnorl, Chamkarmorn to Takmao in National Road 2.

The boulevard cost $76 million to construct.

The Prime Minister thanked the Phnom Penh municipal authorities and developers for this significant contribution to the city's infrastructure.

The Premier went on to champion the city's growth, pointing out that Phnom Penh has nearly doubled in size under his leadership.

He went on to share that in the future Cambodia will have a 125-story building that will reach a staggering 500 meters high.

 April will be a busy month for the Premier, as he will preside over the openings of many newly completed projects in Phnom Penh, namely the Inaugration of the Stadium on Tuesday, a water filtration plant on Wednesday, and National Road 6A on Thursday,respectively.

The Prime Minister spoke about the need to construct a new airstrip in case there is a problem with International Airport.

He has assigned this task to DPM Tea Banh.

In light of recent events, Prime Minister Hun implored citizens to follow and obey traffic laws in an effort to maintain safety.

He also called on the armed forces to protect citizens during Khmer New Year.

He asked everyone to drive responsibly and urged taxi drivers and sellers to keep fares fair and steady.