Speech on the Occasion of the Launch of the National Policy and Action Plan on Early Childhood Care and Development 2014-2018

Excellencies, Ladies, Gentlemen, and Distinguished National and International Guests, Dear All Participants,

Today, my wife and I are honored and pleased to participate in the launching ceremony of the National Policy on Early Childhood Care and Development and the National Action Plan on Early Childhood Care and development 2014-2018. At the outset, I would like to extend my warm welcome to all the participants in this event.

Speech at the Closing of the General Assembly of the Sixth-Term Cambodian Red Cross

Excellencies, Lok Oknha, Distinguished National and International Guests,
Dear all the Participants!

Today, I am delighted to participate in the closing of the “the General Assembly of the Sixth-Term Cambodian Red Cross” held over the last two days. This General Assembly is a great opportunity for us to take stock of the achievements of the Fifth-Term Cambodian Red Cross and review progress and challenges in the implementation of the Cambodian Red Cross Strategy 2011 – 2020 which has four core areas, viz. disaster management, promotion of health and healthcare in community, promotion of humanitarian principles and values, and institutional development and resource

Closing Speech at the 5th University Scholars Leadership Symposium 2014 Under the Theme “Dream It, Plan It, Do It”

Excellencies, Lok Chumteavs, Distinguished Delegates,
National and International Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen!

Today I am pleased to participate in the closing ceremony of the “5th University Scholars Leadership Symposium 2014” held under the theme of “Dream It, Plan It, Do It“. At the outset, I would like to thank the Humanitarian Affairs UK, the youth and distinguished guests for supporting and choosing Cambodia as the host of the 5th University Scholars Leadership Symposium 2014” held from 1st to 7th August 2014, in Phnom Penh Capital City.

Speech on the Occasion of the Ramadan IFTA Dinner of Cambodian Muslim, 18 July 2014

Oknha Sos Kamry, Chairman of the High Council for Islamic Religious Affairs in Cambodia,
Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen Distinguished National and International Guests,
I
mam, Tuon and Students!

Today, my wife and I are delighted to participate with Oknha Chairman of the Highest Council for Islamic Religious Affairs in Cambodia, Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, Imam, Tuon and Islamists from all over the place, national and international distinguished guests in the Islamic Feast of Breaking the Fast. This ceremony underlines the attention of the Royal Government of Cambodia to Islam and Islamists as well as other religions aimed to enhance benevolence and closeness between Islamists and followers of other religions as well as national and international leadership. Overall, this has brought about solidarity, warmth and harmony throughout the country.

Address on the Occasion of the Launch of National Disability Strategic Plan 2014-2018 and the 5th Anniversary of Law on Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Your Excellencies, Members of the Royal Government, Ambassadors, Distinguished National and International Guests,
Beloved Persons with Disabilities, Teachers and Students,

Today, I am delighted to attend the launch of the “National Disability Strategic Plan 2014-2018 and the celebration of the 5th Anniversary of the Law on Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities”. This event offers us an opportunity to understand latest disability-related developments and review the progress to date to identify work to be done and shortages for the cause of ensuring the basic rights of persons with disabilities, creating more opportunities for them, facilitating their participation in socio-economic development without barriers and discrimination, and enabling them to live on equal footing and equal rights in the society.

Address on the Occasion of the Commemoration of the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Venerable Monks,
Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,
Compatriots and Beloved Students

Today, it is my pleasure to be here with Excellencies, Ladies, gentlemen, compatriots and beloved students to commemorate the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. On behalf of the Royal Government and myself, I wish to lend my full support to all competent authorities, all branches of armed force, local and international civil society organizations, private sector and as well as countries in the region and the world for the concerted effort to fight drugs and address their associated problems.

Address on the Occasion of the Closing of the 2012-2013 Stocktaking and 2013-2014 Direction Setting Conference of the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,
Distinguished   National and International Guests,
Delegations of Capital/Provincial Education Office, and all Participants!

Today, it is my pleasure to participate with Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen in the Closing of the 2012-2013 Stocktaking and 2013-2014 Direction Setting Conference organized by the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sport (MoEYS). In fact, this conference has provided opportunities for us all, especially the management and officials of MoEYS at the national and sub-national levels to gather together in order to discuss, share experiences and continue seeking effective measures for the development of our education, youth, and sport sector. 

Keynote Address on the Occasion of the 17th Government-Private Sector Forum

Your Excellencies, Neak Oknha, Ladies and Gentlemen,

Today, I am very delighted to join all of you once again in this auspicious 17th Government-Private Sector Forum (G-PSF). This is the first G-PSF being held after the Royal Government of the Fifth Legislature was formed after free, fair, transparent and just general elections on 28 July 2013.

Speech at the Closing Session of 2012-2013 Tourism Stocktaking and Direction Setting Conference: “Cambodia’s Tourism Toward ASEAN Integration 2015” and Celebration of the National Day of Clean City under the Theme of “Your Contribution, Clean City.”

Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen,
Distinguished national and international guests,
Dear all participants,

It is my pleasure to attend the closing of the important 2012-2013 tourism stocktaking and direction setting conference: “Cambodia’ Tourism toward the ASEAN Integration 2015” and celebration of the National Day of Clean City under the theme “Your Contribution to Clean City”.

Speech at the Cambodia Outlook Conference 2014: A Partnership of CDRI and ANZ Royal Bank – “Cambodia – the Next Five Years: Reform and Competitiveness in an Integrated Region”

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen

It is my great pleasure today to preside over the opening of the 2014 Cambodia Outlook Conference on the very timely theme of “Cambodia the Next Five Years – Reform and Competitiveness in an Integrated Region”. This is the eighth occasion on which I have had the pleasure of delivering the opening keynote address in this outlook conference. I wish to once again congratulate CDRI and ANZ Royal Bank on their initiative in hosting this important annual conference, which brings together officials from the Royal Government, and senior representatives of the private sector, the research community, non-government organisations, and international development partners to consider Cambodia’s achievements, the challenges we face, and how we can work together to overcome those challenges for the benefit of our nation.