Excerpts from Exclusive Interview Given to China-Cambodia Friendship Radio, China Central Television, and Xinhua News Agency on the 70th Founding Anniversary of the People’s Republic of China [Unofficial Translation]

Question 1: […] this year is the 70th founding anniversary of the People’s Republic of China, what are your personal impressions on achievements scored by China in its 70 years’ development? […] First of all, Cambodia is so happy and congratulating China’s 70th founding anniversary of the People’s Republic. In fact, at the time that…

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Selected Impromptu Comments at the Press Conference on the Ninth Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam Summit on Development of the Triangle Area [Unofficial Translation]

In addition to the prepared text, Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen made impromptu comments on selected issues as followed: Triangle Area Development – Cambodian Prime Minister’s Initiative Before ending this speech, let me share with the press that I am so proud to say that I, as Prime Minister of the Kingdom…

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Remark by Samdech Techo Hun Sen at the 2nd Asia Cooperation Dialogue

His Excellency Prayuth Chan-Ocha, Prime Minister of the Kingdom Thailand, His Majesty the Sultan, Excellency Leaders of Participating Countries, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, A the outset, please allow me to begin by thanking His Excellency Prayuth Chan-Ocha, Prime Minister of Kingdom of Thailand, for inviting me to the 2nd Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) Summit. I…

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Selected Impromptu Comments at the Groundbreaking Ceremony to Rebuild National Road 21 from Takhmao Town of Kandal through to Jrey Thom Border Pass [Unofficial Translation]

Assistance from Republic of Korea to Rebuild National Road 21 I am so pleased today to be able to join with all of you to launch the groundbreaking ceremony to rebuild the national road 21. Actually, the project has commenced for nearly a year now. Today we are launching the groundbreaking ceremony to rebuild the…

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Keynote Address at the 2016 Cambodia Outlook Conference: A Partnership of CDRI and ANZ Royal Bank ‘Getting Things Moving – Regional and National Infrastructure and Logistics for Connectivity, Growth and Development’

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen:   I am delighted to join you all in the 2016 Cambodia Outlook Conference under the very relevant theme “Getting Things Moving – Regional and National Infrastructure and Logistics for Connectivity, Growth and Development”. This is the tenth occasion on which I have had the pleasure of addressing this annual conference.…

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Selected Impromptu Comments at the Groundbreaking Ceremony to Build the National Road 58 from Poi Pet in Banteay Meanjei to Samraong City in Uddar Meanjei

I am so happy to return to this province for the groundbreaking ceremony to build the 174 Km National Road 58. If I am not mistaken, last year, with HE Bu Jianguo, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, I came to the province of Banteay Meanjei on March 10, 2014 to put into official use the National Road 59 linking the National Road 5 to the province of Pailin. This means that a year ago we put into official use a 100 Km road and now we are building another 174 Km road today. I am so proud of the development in the Kingdom of Cambodia despites some obstacles. It is normal for a country in development that there are some peculiar issues. I am sure the Cambodian people will come up with judgment of what has been happening.

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Selected Extempore Comments on a Visit to Handicap Soldiers and Their Families at the Techo Village Development Centre at Koh Sla, Chhouk District, Kompot Province [Unofficial Translation]

It is tremendously a great pleasure for my wife and I as well as other leaders to meet you – handicap soldiers, families, teachers and Buddhist monks again today. Please allow me to excuse myself for being absent on 7 March 2012, when you organized the inauguration ceremony of a temple in your Buddhist monastery here. It was because I could not leave my late father then as he was in critical health condition. I had to ask HE Say Chhum, Vice President of the Senate, and HE Chea Sophara, Minister of Rural Development, to represent me in that very important religious ceremony.

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