Sihanoukville (FN), June 29 - Cambodian Minister of Interior Sar Kheng recommenced that despite major transformation of Sihanoukville, the province shall maintain Khmer identity, speaking Saturday at the appointment ceremony of the new governor.

“All the banners shall have Khmer letters on top of foreign letters. We have to maintain our identity for both tourists and investors,” the minister stated.

Sihanoukville, 230 km west of the capital Phnom Penh, has rapidly developed in recent years, thanks to the booming of foreign tourism and investment, and the growth of factories, constructions, and restaurants.