Keynote Address and Selected comment at the “2nd Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) Ministerial Meeting on Tourism and the 1st UNESCO and UNWTO International Conference on Sustainable Tourism and Heritage Cities” [Unofficial Translation]

Excellencies Ministers and Heads of Delegations from all Member States of Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD), Excellency Ms. Anne Lemaistre, UNESCO Representative in Cambodia, Excellency Mr. Shanzhong Zhu, Executive Director of UNWTO Distinguished National and International Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen! Today, I have a great pleasure to attend the Opening of the 2nd Asia Cooperation Dialogue…


Remark at the Working Lunch of Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation under the Theme: Closer People to People Bond

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen! The “21st Century Maritime Silk Road and One Belt-One Road Initiative” covers over 60 countries with 4.4 billion people in Asia, Europe, Oceania and Africa. All the nations along this Silk Road used to have glorious civilizations in the world, sharing diverse histories, cultures, regions, traditions and languages. In promoting the…


Selected Impromptu Comments at the Celebration of the 19th March-3 National Culture Day and the Closing of Nationwide Youth Arts Festival [Unofficial Translation]

To Build a Big University of Fine Arts Let me express my sincere appreciation to presence of everyone’s participation in the arts festival. Like in previous festivals, the performance arts and their compositions have clearly shown new progresses, especially the way it has widened among youth. The festival is in itself an event that guides…


Selected Impromptu Comments at the Opening of the Sangkranta Angkor 2015 in Siem Reap Province

Think of Grower When Eating Fruits

My warmest welcome to the Buddhist monks, members of the Senate, HE Sam Rainsy, the minority leader and Madame, Ambassadors and Chargé d’Affaires, foreign guests who are present here. I also welcome youth representatives from ASEAN and East Asian countries and members of the Union of Youth Federations of Cambodia (UYFC). Since we also have the live coverage of this event, please allow me to also express my sincere greetings (over the Khmer New Year) to our compatriots in the Kingdom of Cambodia as well as abroad. Equally, our thoughts, my wife and I, are with the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces members who are currently in Libya, South Sudan, Central African Republic and Mali.


PM Hun Sen’s Greetings on the Upcoming Traditional Khmer New Year [from AKP]

AKP Phnom Penh, April 07, 2015 – –

Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo HunSen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has extended his warmest greetings and best wishes to all Cambodian compatriots living in the country and overseas on the occasion of the upcoming Traditional Khmer New Year (the Year of Goat), to be held from April 14-16.

Following are the excerpts from his New Year message of greetings:


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.