Siem Reap (FN), Sep. 13 – Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen recalled the memory of late king father Norodom Sihanouk, who had initiative to enlist Angkor on the World Heritage List.
The premier spoke during a meeting with residents who voluntarily relocated from the Angkor area, held on Tuesday morning (Sep 13) in Siem Reap province.
"The inclusion of Angkor site in the World Heritage List was a great initiative of the late king father [Norodom Sihanouk]. In order to be inscribed in the World Heritage List, we have to comply with the terms and conditions set by the UNESCO. If we breach any terms and conditions, Angkor Wat will be removed from the World Heritage List,” the premier underlined.
Samdech thanked and asked for understanding from the citizens who voluntarily relocated from Angkor area.
On 14 December 1992, Angkor Wat was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in US’s Santa Fe under the wise wisdom of late king father Norodom Sihanouk. The king also asked UNESCO to help restore Angkor Wat temple.