Six prime government-owned properties in Phnom Penh and Battambang province have been reclassified as privately held state properties in order to pave the way for the land to be sold or swapped with private companies, according to a sub-decree signed November 8. Signed by Prime Minister Hun Sen, the sub-decree changes the status of six government administration buildings from unsellable state-public property to state-private property. The properties fall under the purview of the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications and the Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy, and cover more than 64,587 square meters of land in total. One
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