Thong in April 2017
|Minister of Tourism|
|Assumed office |
30 November 1998
|Prime Minister||Hun Sen|
|Governor of Phnom Penh|
|Preceded by||Keo Chenda|
|Succeeded by||Hok Lundy|
|Born||23 November 1951|
|Political party||Cambodian People's Party|
|Alma mater||National Economics University (PhD)|
University of Health Sciences (MD)
Thong Khon (Khmer: ថោង ខុន; born 23 November 1951) is a Cambodian politician. He is a member of the Cambodian People's Party and was elected to represent Kampong Thom Province in the National Assembly of Cambodia in 2003.
Thong Khon is currently Minister of Tourism in the Cambodian Ministry of Tourism.
On 22 June 2016, on the rostrum of World Best Tourist Destination award  for Cambodia he announced a new tourism policy for the Kingdom targeting 7 million tourists arrivals per year until 2020.
The main features of the Kingdom New Tourism Policy are based on promoting Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom as special cultural destination coupled with promoting the sea front of Cambodia for leisure and sea related activities.
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