Reports of Vietnamese Company’s Operation of Electric Taxis in Cambodia Rejected

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Phnom Penh, December 14, 2023 --

The spokesman for the Royal Government has vehemently rejected news reports of a Vietnamese company’s operation of electric taxis in Cambodia.

In a statement issued on Thursday December 14, 2023, the spokesman said that Samdech Thipadei Hun Manet has not accepted plans by Vingroup of Vietnam to operate electric taxis in Cambodia.

The spokesman of the Royal Government issued a statement to reject the news reports after some media outlets on Wednesday, December 13, 2023, reported that Vietnam’s Vingroup was planning to launch 2,500 electric taxi companies in Phnom Penh. Sihanoukville and Siem Reap.

The statement of the spokesman said that the President of Vingroup made a proposal and expressed his desire to invest in a taxi company using Electric cars in Cambodia. However, the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia did not provide permission in accordance with the company’s request, confirmed the spokesman.

The President of Vingroup paid a courtesy call on Samdech Thipadei Hun Manet, who was on an official visit to Hanoi from Decmebr 11 to 12, 2023.