Koh Kong (FN), Dec. 15 – Cambodia decided to give up $22 billion from the investment of titanium mining in Chi Pat, Koh Kong province for the sake of forest conservation, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen informed Bruno Bodard, Founder and General Manager of Most Beautiful Bays in the World Club.

The statement was made when the premier received a courtesy call from Bruno in Koh Kong province, where the 7th Sea Festival is held.

Delegate minister Sri Thamrong quoted the premier’s words to the press that, “We absolutely rejectd the titanium mining in Chi Pat, as it would cause the loss of 20,000 hectares of our forests and the destruction of our beautiful sea, changing from blue to red after mining.”

“Our policy gives up money for environment,” Prime Minister highlighted, according to the same source.