Jackie Chan wishes to make film in Cambodia

www.xinhuanet.com, 12 November 2009


Jackie Chan, better known by Cambodians as Chhin Long and a famous Hong Kong and Hollywood film star, wishes to make a film showing Cambodia's natural and cultural heritages, official news agency AKP reported on Thursday.

The intention was raised here on Wednesday by Chan during a meeting with Sok An, Cambodian deputy prime minister and minister of Councial of Ministers, Eth Nith, official of the Council of Ministers, was quoted as saying.

On the occasion, Sok An expressed his support to Jackie Chan's wish and told him of the richness of the country's natural and cultural heritages.

This is Jackie Chan's third visit to Cambodia and he will come back here again in the next six months for his film, the official said.

Chan arrived here on Tuesday at the invitation of the International Peace Foundation as a speaker for the "Bridges - Dialogues towards a Culture of Peace" program, organized by the International Peace Foundation and the University of Cambodia.

Moreover, he was also invited to join a concert of the Southeast Asian Television channel along with many other Cambodian singers.