Selected Impromptu Speech at the Ceremony to Bless Newly Appointed Three Deputy Directors of Buddhist Monks [Unofficial Translation]

[…] Parishioners of the pagoda and Buddhism are participating in this showering ceremony for the three Buddhist monks deputy directors. This has clearly shown faith in Buddhism […]

[…] Stemming from peace, we have secure the present day situation. Buddhist monks can contribute to keeping peace […] because of protracted war, monks had been divided […] we should not let our country suffer division that will bring about devastating war […]

[…] State management demands us to secure racial and religious harmonization […] (having done so) there will be no national division. In some countries there have been religious conflicts. For our country, the good point is we do not have religious conflict […]

[…] This part of the country formerly belonged to Kandal province. Owing to speedy development, we included it (into Phnom Penh) […] once we have bridges built (we will) include Areykhsatr and Lovea Aem to Phnom Penh […] we have asked the Republic of Korea to build a bridge from Jroy Jangva to Areykhsatr and another one from National Road 1 at Kdey Takoy to Lovea Aem […] we are in the era of making efforts for development […]

Samdech Techo Hun Sen, Showering Ceremony for the Three Buddhist Monks Deputy Directors, 28 February 2020

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