November 22, 2006 12:30 PM

Angelina Jolie, whose son Maddox is Cambodian, on Tuesday made an unannounced visit to the country, where she is involved in conservation efforts.

Jolie, who had been filming A Mighty Heart in India, paid a brief visit to the Pailin area of northwestern Cambodia, the Associated Press reports.

She was there to meet with officials to discuss a forest conservation project for which she has promised some $1.3 million over five years.

Kong Duong, the head of Pailin information office, said the actress and her party flew in on two helicopters and stayed very briefly before flying out.

Jolie, 31, has also supported Adopt-A-Minefield’s efforts in Cambodia and met with refugees there as part of her role as a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador.

She adopted Maddox, who is now 5, after filming Lara Croft: Tombraider in the country.

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