Selected Comments at the Groundbreaking of the Buddhist Temple in the Sovanratana Sophoan Pagoda in the District of Stoeungtrang, Kompong Cham Province

… As I made my way here, I was told that it was raining since three o’clock (am) and I noticed that in Takhmao there was also a big rain. In general it has been raining in many places giving sign that the rainy season has started from this third week of May. Our people are also preparing necessary tools for the 2004 rainy season rice production. It is in this remark that I am very pleased to come to meet our people in the communes of Peam Prosna and Preah Andaung in the district of Stoeungtrang – my native place. Three of my