Samdech Krolarhom Sar Kheng: Reform of the Identity Management System remains a high priority for the Royal Government of Cambodia

RNK Phnom Penh, Jan 30th, 2020-

Samdech Krolarhom, Sar Kheng, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior said that the reform of the identity management system remains a high priority for the Royal Government in the 6th mandates of the National Assembly.

Samdech Krolarhom made the remarks at the 4th Meeting of the National Steering Committee for Civil Status Statistics of Civil Status and Identity (NCDD) to review the Draft Registry on Civil Status Statistics and Identity on Tuesday in Phnom Penh.

Samdech Krolarhom pointed out that this system of identity management is the backbone of all government service delivery systems, and that Cambodia must contribute to the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and the Asia-Pacific Regional Program on Civil Status Level statistics registrar (2015-2024) which was adopted at the Asia-Pacific Ministerial Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, in November 2014.

The Minister of Interior said that it is the first of its kind to pave the way for developing a system for registering and managing personal identities in accordance with global standards.

By Sothea