Phnom Penh (FN), Jan. 29 – Mizuda, currently responsible for waste collection in Phnom Penh, has expressed its intention to expand its investment in waste-to-energy generation.

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet received a courtesy call by the CEO of Mizuda Group Shan Jianming, on Monday (Jan. 29) at the Peace Palace.

During the meeting, CEO Shan Jianming informed Samdech Thipadei about the company's business operations in Cambodia. He conveyed that Mizuda Sanitation (Cambodia) Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Mizuda Group, has been engaged in cleaning, collecting, and transporting garbage and solid waste in Phnom Penh for about three years. Additionally, the company has conducted awareness programs on waste management and solid waste in certain areas of Phnom Penh, creating 710 jobs for Cambodians.

Shan Jianming also informed Samdech Thipadei about Mizuda Group's intention to expand its investment in waste-to-energy generation, utilizing the latest and advanced environmental protection technologies in Phnom Penh.

For his part, Samdech Thipadei Hun Manet expressed his pleasure and appreciation for the business operation of Mizuda Company, which has been cooperating well with Phnom Penh Capital Hall in waste management. He acknowledged Mizuda's contributions to enhancing the well-being of the people and preserving the environment in Phnom Penh.

In order to expand the company's investment in waste-to-energy generation, Samdech Thipadei instructed the company to engage in further discussions with relevant ministries and institutions, particularly the Ministry of Mines and Energy and the Ministry of Environment, under the coordination of the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC).

Please be informed that Mizuda is currently responsible for waste collection in five districts: Daun Penh, Prampi Makara, Por Sen Chey, Dangkor and Kambol. The rest of the city is taken care of by 800 Super GAEA (Cambodia) and Cintri/Everbright.