Selected Off-the-Cuff Speech at the Welcoming and Congratulatory Meeting with Gold Medalists Khan Jessa and Saly Ou Moeut of the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia [Unofficial Translation]

Waited for 64 Years to Score Four Medals You have indeed given Cambodia hope. We have been waiting for this glamorous achievement 64 years already. Sixty years ago, we sat waiting for our heroic sportswoman Sorn Sievmei to return with a gold medal in 2014. In 2018, sixty four years now, we are sitting here…

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Selected Extempore Comments at the Graduation and Diploma Presenting Ceremony of the Cambodian University of Specialty – CUS [Unofficial Translation]

On CUS Progress, Scholarships and Job Finding Rates

It is a great pleasure that I have the chance to join with all of you to officially celebrate the graduation and diploma presenting ceremony for 6,748 students of the Cambodian University of Specialty (CUS). I would like to express my appreciation for the efforts made by CUS’s progress, according to the report of Rector Sdoeng Sokhom. I am so happy to see that CUS has made progress from year to year and the effort made to find jobs for graduates.

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Selected Comments during the Welcoming Ceremony for Sorn Seavmey, First Cambodian Gold Medalist in the 17th Asian Games, Incheon, South Korea, 2014 [Unofficial Translation]

First of all, I would like to ask everyone to congratulate our heroine, Sorn Seavmey and her coach, Mr Choi Yong Sok, who brought fame to our nation.

Tonight, our nation is proud of our first gold medal of the history. According to the statistics of the Asian Games, China ranks first with their 151 gold medals, while this is the first and only gold medal for Cambodia. Therefore, we celebrate this special occasion by making a parade and holding a welcoming conference by the Royal Government here at the Peace Palace. According to the report by HE Thong Khon and mass media, this is our first gold medal since 1954. Is it the first medal in 60 years for Cambodia?

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