Selected Impromptu comment at the Inauguration of the Buddhist Indramuni pagoda’s temple at Prey Jrang village, Pean Rong commune, Svay Antor district, Prey Veng province [Unofficial Translation]

People Believe, There Is Money to Build Today, I am so happy to join with Buddhist monks, Excellencies, Ladies, and Buddhist parishioners to inaugurate the Buddhist temple in the pagoda of Indramuni or Prey Jrang, Pean Rong commune, Svay Antor district, Prey Veng province. I was here on 22 April 2013 or three years ago…

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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 on the Occasion of a Visit to the Handicap Soldiers Development Centre at Ta Ken Koh Sla, Chhouk District, Kompot Province [Unofficial Translation].

Today, my wife and I, together with other leaders have come here once again to conduct our annual visit. Last year we came in June. This year we came late. However, late is better than never. We are here today to greet achievements that we have realized – fences of the school and pagoda. With contributions I have here from HE Deputy Prime Ministers Ke Kim Yan and Bin Chhin, HE Im Setthi, HE Pen Siman, we have discussed to make use of the money to build a fence for our hospital.

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Selected Impromptu Comments at the Celebration of the National Fishery Day at the Khnaj Reservoir, Tuol Preah Khlang Commune, Stoeng Trang District, Kampong Cham Province [Unofficial Translation]

National Fishery Day Celebrated Not Far from Birth Village

Today I am so happy to join with you all to celebrate the July-1 National Fishery Day in the reservoir of Khnaj, the village of Wat, the Commune of Tuol Preah Khlang, the district of Stoeng Trang, Kompong Cham province. This place is not far from my home village. I just met my relatives who have come from the commune of Peam Koh Snah. I also see that we have the presences of Excellencies and Lok Chumteavs, leaders of the Senate, the National Assembly and the Royal Government of Cambodia. I wish to inform you that my village is about ten Kilometers from here, to go through shortcut. It would be about 30 Kilometers if you go through normal communal roads.

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Selected Impromptu Comments at the Groundbreaking Ceremony to Build the 182 Kilometres National Road 55 in Pursat Province [Unofficial Translation]

Elegant Rice Species

I am so happy to be able to return once again to Pursat province where fifteen years ago on 18 March 2000 I was here for the groundbreaking ceremony of the National Road 56. Today we are here to launch another groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the National Road 55, which is running some 182 Kilometres. I am so joyful to see that from day to day we have put into operation various completed infrastructural achievements and opened new construction projects. That is what we call development. I could recall that from here in the year 2000 I also inaugurated a primary school and junior secondary school buildings. I also provided two additional school buildings making the whole school complex funded by me.

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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,

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