Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) walks with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen during a meeting at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh on October 13, 2016. Photo: AFP / Tang Chhin Sothy

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen says he’ll focus on securing “connectivity infrastructure” to China’s One Belt, One Road project when he attends a major project forum in Beijing next month, reports the China Daily.

“Our main goal is to focus on infrastructure development,” the PM said during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a China-funded road near Phnom Penh. He says Cambodia needs US$500 million to US$700 million a year to develop roads, bridges, electric power and irrigation systems across the country.