Selected Comments at the Inauguration of a Buddhist Temple in the Pagoda of Koh Russei, Kompong Chen Tbong Commune, Kompong Thom’s Stong District

My wife and I together with Excellencies and Ladies who have come from near and far to join with all of the monks and people – parishioners of the Koh Russei pagoda in the inauguration of the Koh Russei pagoda’s temple. My wife and I are proud and happy that we both have been provided with an honor to preside over the ceremony today. It is indeed a good chance for my wife and I to visit our people, in Stong district, who HE provincial Governor Nam Tum said have been waiting for 27 years. In the war prior to the genocide, the genocide and the war thereafter, the whole country, the province of Kompong