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  • Writer's pictureWynston Eng

Chambers and Friends Golf Tournament ‘successfully’ held

The Chambers and Friends Golf Tournament was staged yesterday at Garden City Golf Club in Phnom Penh, with 72 golfers representing the Diplomatic Corps, Cambodian government and business sector taking part in the day-long event.

The participants include Minister of Industry Cham Prasidh, Cambodian Mine Action & Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) First Vice President Ly Thuch, Minister of Post Chea Vandeth, Japan Ambassador Mikami Masahiro, Malaysia Ambassador Eldeen Husaini Mohd Hashim, Brunei Ambassador Pengiran Kasmirhan bin Pengiran Haji Tahir, Indonesia Ambassador Sudirman Haseng and Republic of Korea Ambassador Park Heung-kyeong.

The tournament is an initiative that was proposed by a small group of likeminded chambers and associations to create an avenue and platform to build closer rapport amongst their respective members as well as to create networking opportunities with the larger business community and relevant stakeholders in the Kingdom.

KorCham members celebrate after receiving the top prize in the Team Category. Supplied

Its founding members are American Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia (AmCham), Indonesian Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia (IndoCham), Japan Business Association in Cambodia (JBAC), Korean Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia (KorCham) and Malaysian Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia (MBCC).

Prince Group was the title sponsor for the event, with IndoCham as the main organiser. The tournament is also known as the Prince Cup.

“We appreciate Prince Holding Group’s support for a tournament that connects leading representatives of business groups across Cambodia,” Dalton Wong, IndoCham President and Chairman of Speedwind Group, said. “Prince Holding Group has been a force for good and is helping international businesses grow in Cambodia.”

“Prince Holding Group is proud to sponsor a tournament that allows all of us in Cambodia to celebrate the Kingdom’s re-opening of borders at a well-organised event,” Gabriel Tan, Chief Communications Officer of Prince Holding Group, said.

“As a fast-growing business group that is keen to work with different communities and drive inclusivity in Cambodia, we are happy to see the solidarity on display within the corporate sector as we work together to contribute to Cambodian economic recovery,” he added.

The participants pose for a group photo prior to the start of the tournament. Supplied

The other sponsors for the tournament include Prince Bank, Prince Brewing, Speedwind Distributions, Massive Distributions, Livin Trees, Royal Enfield – TF Motors, Singapore Airlines, Aquarii, Ecgolfhouse, Huawei, Adidas Golf, Holiday Palace Sihanoukville, Bob and Chnang Gift.

The media partners include Cambodia Investment Review and Khmer Times.

The event concluded with a lunch and an awarding ceremony for the tournament winners.

KorCham topped the Team Category, with the top individual honours going to Senior Minister Thuch.


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