Selected Comments at the Promotion as Great Supreme Patriarch for Samdech Reverend Tep Vong

My wife and I, together with officials and Buddhist followers who are present here have a great pleasure to join with all of our Buddhist monks in giving a bath to Samdech Tep Vong, the Great Supreme Patriarch in this moment. On behalf of the Royal Government of Cambodia and all of our Buddhist followers, I wish to express my sincere and deep gratitude to Samdech Tep Vong, the Great Supreme Patriarch, for his devotion in his life for Buddhism. In this token of expression, I would like to also express my sincere gratitude for HM the King Samdech Preah Borom Neat Norodom Sihamony for his appointment by

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Selected Comments at the Graduation of Batches of Judges

Let me add further (to what I had to say in my prepared text) that in just a week we have three jobs to do with the French assistance – the French Ambassador and I were here to preside over the graduation of the trainees from the Royal School of Administration, at the Cambodian National Institute of Technology and today at the SRA once again to preside over the graduation of judges and court officials, which is partly funded by the French

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Selected Comments at the Graduation Ceremony at the National Institute of Technology of Cambodia (NITC)

In so far as we speak, there have been three Japanese Ambassadors and the same number for the French before we have this girl student hostel in place. The Francophone built here a hostel and the Royal Government built a few more in the same place. I came to this institute several times started from 1983, 1990, 1981, and so on. Before I went for a political negotiation in Paris, in 1992, I also came here, at the time when the former Soviet

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Selected Comments to the Graduates of the Royal School of Administration

As an honorary professor I would like to share with you some of my advice to the graduates and sophomores who are also here today. Not long ago we have amended the Constitution to change the leadership for the National Assembly, the Senate and the Royal Government from the two-third majority to 50 + 1 formula. It is indeed not a bad thing to have a two-third majority decision power only it is used in a positive purpose. Cambodia’s

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