Mr Cheng Lim Sreang, Deputy-Governor of Siem Reap Province, welcomed the participants of the Workshop. Mr Tsukasa Kimoto, FAO Representative to Cambodia, expressed gratitude for the assistance provided by all the partner organizations. Mr Nao Thouk, Director-General, Department of Fisheries, Cambodia opened the Workshop. The opening statements are presented in Annex 3.
Mr Nao Thouk, Director General, Department of Fisheries, Cambodia was elected as the Chair of the Workshop with the APFIC Secretary, Mr Derek Staples, FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific acting as Co-chair.