Remarks at the 7th ACMECS Summit Theme: “Toward a Dynamic and Prosperous Mekong Sub-region – Enhancing Regional Connectivity to Promote ACMECS Economic Integration, and ACMECS Cooperation for Sustainable Development of the Mekong Sub-region”

Excellency Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Chairman of the Summit; Excellency Thoungloun Sisoulith, Prime Minister of Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Excellency U Htin Kyaw, President of Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Excellency Somkid Jatusripitak, Deputy Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, Excellency Le Luong Minh, Secretary General of ASEAN, Excellency Shamshad Akhtar, Under-Secretary General of…


Remarks at the opening of 7th ACMECS Summit and 8th CLMV Summit

Your Excellencies, Leaders of ACMECS and CLMV Countries Excellency Secretary-General of ASEAN; Excellency Under-Secretary General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I have great pleasure to participate in these 7th ACMECS and 8th CLMV Summits, which are being…


Selected Impromptu Comments at the Closing of the Annual Conference of Stock-taking of 2014/15 and Directive Settings of 2015/16 for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries [Unofficial Translation]

In addition to the prepared text delivered at the closing session of the Annual Conference of the 2014/15 Stocktaking and 2015/16 Directives Setting for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Samdech Techo Hun Sen made the following selected extempore comments:

Barriers to Exports from Low to High Income Countries

I wish to add a few things here. There is an organization called OPEC (Oil Producing and Exporting Countries) who is doing the oil exporting. In this region, we have a mechanism for those who grow and produce rubber. We need to work harder with our partners. Cambodia is holding its rotating chairmanship. There is also one other initiative I started since 2005 in the framework and to attract attention of the ACMECS countries on issue of setting up a rice exporting countries (REC), in which Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar are members. This is an issue that is continuing to be discussed.


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”.


Address and Selected Impromptu Comments at the Closing of the Annual Conference of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries 2012-2013 and Direction Setting 2013-2014

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,
Distinguished National and International Guests,
Teachers, Students and all Participants!

Today, I am very pleased to participate in the Closing of the Annual Conference of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries 2012-2013, and Direction Setting 2013-2014, and inaugurate an academic building located in the campus of the Royal University of Agriculture.  At the outset, I would like to express my warm welcome to Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, distinguished national and international guests,


Speeches on November 16 and 17 at CLV, CLMV and ACMECS Summits

Opening Speech at the 6th CLV Summit Phnom Penh, 16th November 2010 H.E. Mr. Bouasone Bouphavanh, PM of the Lao PDR, H.E. Mr. Nguyen Tan Dung, PM of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen!   First of all, let me extend my warmest welcome to Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen to this…