Selected Impromptu Comments during the Connection of the Bridge of Nak Loeung across the Mekong River, District of Loeuk Dek, Kandal Province [Unofficial Translation]

The Tsubasa Bridge and New 500 Banknote

I have a great pleasure today to join with HE Kazuyuki NAKANE, parliamentary Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, on this auspicious occasion to cast concrete for final connection of the Bridge of Neak Loeung of 2,215 meters considered as the longest bridge in the country. Before going further, I would like to affirm two things.

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Selected Comments at the Inauguration of the Hun Sen – Svay Rompea Junior College in the District of Svay Teab, Svay Rieng Province

It is indeed a great pleasure for my wife and me that we preside over this auspicious ceremony to put into official use the Hun Sen – Svay Rompea Junior College (HSRJC) and a 13.5 kilometer sand covered dirt road. It is indeed another achievement that we have scored after the liberation in January 1979 in the province of Svay Rieng’s Svay Teab district in particular. I am so happy to note that we all have increased the pace of development day after day – big or small, fast or slow.

 

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Selected Comments at the Inauguration of the Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship High School in the District of Kompong Ro, Svay Rieng Province

… My wife and I are happy to be able to join all of our people here to put into use a number of achievements – one of which is the Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship High School that is built at the cooperation between the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces’ Military Region 2 and the Military Region 7 of the People’s Armed Forces of Vietnam. It is another attempt indeed to move the school closer to the people in rural area. HE Cheang Am the Governor of Svay Rieng just mentioned that the school consists of three school buildings of 18

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Selected Comments during the Visit to the Twin Canals and the Rice Cultivation in the Village of Boeung Ray, Svay Chrom District, Svay Rieng Province

Today, we all are meeting here again after our meeting last year at a place not far from here. Today’s meeting is to find out what has been accomplished so far. Last year on September 1, 2005, I came to Svay Rieng to inaugurate the tree nursery station and at that time the province cultivated just 14% of its rice cultivable land. It was indeed a very concerned matter as Cambodia’s five provinces were affected by natural calamity that slowed the cultivation speed. In response to that I ordered the Ministry of Water

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Selected Comments at the Inauguration of the Svay Rieng University

Today, my wife and I have a great pleasure to join all of you in the province of Svay Rieng to put into use the Svay Rieng University (SRU) that is a new achievement – never before existed on the land of Svay Rieng. First of all allow me to express my regret and seek your understanding for the fact that I could not make it on January 4 as promised. January-4 is indeed the victory day when the province of Svay Rieng was liberated from the genocidal

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