Ruling Party President Announces Schedule for New NA and Cabinet’s First Session

AKP Phnom Penh, August 02, 2018 —

Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia and President of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), this morning announced the schedule of the first session of the new National Assembly and Cabinet after the successful elections on July 29.

Addressing to a get-together with over 14,000 workers from 24 factories and enterprises in Phnom Penh this morning, Samdech Techo Hun Sen said the newly elected lawmakers may take oath on Sept. 19, and the National Assembly may start its first session on Sept. 20, while the new cabinet meeting will take place on Sept. 21.

According to the Premier, the first session of the new National Assembly and Cabinet will be held only after the National Election Committee releases the official results of the 6th parliamentary election.

Cambodia organised its 6th National Election successfully on July 29, 2018 with the participation of 20 political parties. The preliminary results show that CPP got 76.78 percent or 4.87 million of the 6.94 million votes in the ballot box or 82.89 percent of the total 8.38 million eligible voters.

By Khan Sophirom