RATANAKIRI (FN), Feb. 24 — After a foreign media had reported that the $40,000-toilet built especially for Thai princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn during her stay at Beung Yeak Lorm resort in North-Eastern Cambodia province of Ratanakiri, about 500km north of Phnom Penh, would be dismantled after the princess’s visit ended, the provincial authorities announced that it would be kept for local use.

Head of Ratanakiri provincial office of tourism said on Feb. 24, that his office is requesting for the eight-square meter, air-conditioned toilet, initially planned to be dismantled after the princess left, to be kept and used by local people.

Thailand's Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn arrived in Cambodian on Monday morning for a 3-day visit to a number of places with her funded-projects in the fields of education and health. She is scheduled to leave Cambodia at 8:20 pm and arrive in Bangkok at 9:30 pm, Feb, 24.