Selected Off-the-Cuff Speech at the Gathering of Civil Servants and Technicians Teams Involved in Building Infrastructures of the Province of Preah Sihanouk [Unofficial Translation]

In 7 Months, 94% of 34 Roads Constructed My presence here today is mainly to inspect results of physical infrastructural development in the city of Preah Sihanouk. This morning we also had a form of meeting in the time of Covid-19 […] with someone talking from behind and those of us listening sitting in front…


Extensive Excerpt of Welcoming Statement to MS Westerdam Tourists at the Seaport of Preah Sihanouk [Unofficial Transltion]

• […] The real sickness in the region and the world has been ones of fear and discrimination […] this is no time for fear or discrimination but time for solidarity to resolve challenges (of CoViD-19) which has been threat not only to one but many countries […]

• […] Should there be CoViD-19 on the ship, would Cambodia allow docking? I am replying aptly […] I will allow docking the soonest possible […] could we leave infected human dying on the ship? […] that would be responsibility of the world as well as us responsible members of international community […]

• […] Cambodia upholds responsibility on respect of human rights, first of all right to life, and in this case more than 2,000 people from 41 nationalities on the ship […] Cambodia is doing for them now works relating to human right respect – right to life, right to no discrimination, and right to return to their countries safely […]

• […] I am giving those of you on board to leave for excursions to the province of Preah Sihanouk, or some may want to go to Siem Reap, and we will facilitate them with every facilities we may have – four planes of Cambodia Airways, for instance, to help deliver them […]

• […] Hotels, restaurants in Preah Sihanouk province should not discriminate against and be fearful to tourists because of this (sickness). If they are infectious, I am the first to get it. I strongly hope that the Cambodian people will exercise high responsibility as a contributor to promoting right to life, right to free travel and to no discrimination […] Cambodia has not got much wealth as other countries but we have got heart to save those people stranded at sea on the cruise ship […]

Samdech Techo Hun Sen, Statement during the Welcome of Westerdam Cruise Ship docking at Sihanouk Autonomous Port, 14 February 2020


Launching the Constructions of the USD 294 Million 34 Roads/Streets in the Province of Preah Sihanouk [Unofficial Translation]

Reconfiguring and Reconstructing Infrastructures in Preah Sihanouk Province […] in general, we have noticed that old infrastructures are now unable to support our traffic needs. We need to reconfigure and rebuild them […]  I called Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance to discuss about the possibility of spending about USD 100 million to rebuild…


Selected Impromptu Speech at the Ceremony to Transfer the Management of the Kruorsar Thmey Foundation Helping Disadvantaged Children to the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport [Unofficial Translation]

24-25 Years of Involvement with Helping Disadvantaged Children Today I am so happy to be able to join with all of you once again on this occasion of transferring the management of the Kruosar Thmey Foundation Helping Disadvantaged Children (with blindness, mute and/or deaf) to the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sport […] I wish…


Samdech Techo’s Facebook Message to Thank Generous People and Forces Who Took Part in the Search and Rescue during the Building Collapse Incident in Sihanouk Province [Unofficial Translation]

Dear Compatriots, In the course of dealing with the seven-floor building collapse incident in the province of Sihanouk causing losses of 28 lives and injured 26 people, besides donations offered by the revered Majesties the King and Samdech Me the Queen-Mother, the Senate, the Royal Government, and the Cambodian Red Cross, and the generous people…


Speech on the Opening of the 9th Congress of the World’s Most Beautiful Bays Club, CLMV Tourism Ministers Meeting and GMS Tourism Working Group Meeting

Excellency Mr.Galip Gur, President of the World’s Most Beautiful Bays Club
Excellencies Tourism Ministers of CLMV,
Distinguished Delegations, National and International Guests!
Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is my pleasure to attend the opening of the 9th Congress of the World’s Most Beautiful Bays Club under the theme of “Blue Sea, Green City”, CLMV Tourism Ministers Meeting and the GMS Tourism Working Group Meeting.


Selected Impromptu Comments during the Meeting with the Employers/employees of the Preah Sihanouk Autonomous Port to Commemorate the International Labor Day (Unofficial Translation)

I am so glad that we have the opportunity to meet once again in the Preah Sihanoukville Autonomous Port on the 127th anniversary of the International Labor Day. As promised, I have to make my schedule to come here every year, though dues to unexpected circumstance I also could not make it a few times. Today, the 127th anniversary of the