2024 APPU Executive Council Meeting

12 – 17 August 2024, Siem Reap, Cambodia

The 2024 APPU-EC Meeting is be organized from 12 to 17 August 2024 in Siem Reap, by the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications of Cambodia. This General Information is prepared for the meeting registration and other arrangements.

Meeting Schedule

The tentative program and any update will be communicated to the delegates via APPU secretariat.

Venue

The meeting will be held at:

Sokha Siem Reap Resort & Convention Center

Road 60, Angkor Cultural & Tourism Complex Junction, Phum Trang, Sangkat Slorkram, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Tel: +855 63 961 999 / Fax: +855 63 961 888

Registration

Please complete the registration form and return to email: appuec-cambodia-2024@mptc.gov.kh by cc: admin@appu-bureau.org at the latest, if possible, by 24 June 2024

Meeting Document

The meeting will be convened in a paperless environment. The meeting documents would not be printed for the participants. Please will be downloaded through the following APPU website http://www.appu-bureau.org during the Event.

Language

Official language of Cambodia is Khmer.

English can also be used for communication in the city.

Visa Requirement

Delegates entering to Cambodia may be required to have a valid visa depending countries and type of passports.  As per the current regulations, all ASEAN passport holders may enter to Cambodia without visa. Please visit http://www.evisa.gov.kh for more details.  Participants may also apply entry visa to Cambodia upon arrival.

For the immigration process, delegates are required to prepare a valid passport with a minimum validity term of six months.

If you have any inquiry or require a visa supporting letter from the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications of Cambodia, please contact us through

Email: appuec-cambodia-2024@mptc.gov.kh or Tel: +855 16 714  864/+855 12 568 626

Accommodation

The participants are recommended to stay at the venue hotel with rate applied as below:

Sokha Siem Reap Resort & Convention Center

Room typeRoom rate
Deluxe Garden ViewUSD80
Deluxe Pool ViewUSD90
Junior Suite Garden ViewUSD200
Sokha Villa USD1,500

Reservation at the Special Rates can only be made by completing the Registration Form (by downloading from this link for Hotel Reservation Form) and sending it to the reservations.rep@sokhahotels.com.

In August, the occupancy rate is high. The availability of room with above rate is applied with principle of first come first serve.

Beside venue hotel, there are also other options of hotels which are available nearby such as:

HetelDistance from Venue
Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort2.2 Km
Sokhalay Angkor Villa Resort & Spa6.7 Km
Empress Angkor Resort & Spa6.6 Km

Transportation

Siem Reap Angkor International Airport is located about 45 Km from downtown of Siem Reap city. Participants can choose several transportation options including:

Taxis is available at the airport.

Some hotels may offer shuttle services for their guests. It’s recommended to check with the hotel in advance to see if they provide this service and if there are any associated costs.

It may take around 1 hour to travel between the airport and the meeting venue. The travel time vary depending on traffic conditions.

Time zone

Local time in Cambodia is GMT+7.

Weather

The temperature in August ranges from 24 to 32 degrees Celsius.

Currency

Riel is the official currency. US dollar can also be used in Cambodia. Credit cards is also accepted.

Communications

SIM card is available for purchase at airport or at the phone shops in Siem Reap.

Free Wi-Fi access will be available during the meeting.

Electricity Equipment

In Cambodia, there are three associated plug types: A, C, and G as showed in the figure.

The standard voltage in Cambodia is 220V.

Insurance

The Host will not bear the cost of insurance, medical expenses or any other expenses of the delegates. The Host request the delegates to make necessary arrangements for insurance and medical coverage before travel. In case of emergency, please kindly contact the Reception / Front Desk of the Hotel. They will assist to call the doctor on your behalf.

Contact

APPU Secretariat

Ms. Kwanjai Kajornwuttideth

Manager Administration and APPU Affairs

Asian-Pacific Postal Union

Phone: +66 91 741 2020

Email: kwanjai@appu-bureau.org

Local Secretariat

Local Assistant for administrative arrangements:

Mrs. Chum Pracheaprey:

Tel: +855 12 568 626

Mr. SUON Sokoeun:

 Tel: +855 16 714 864

E-mail: appuec-cambodia-2024@mptc.gov.kh