PHNOM PENH: Cambodia’s brand-new parliament assembled on Monday (Aug 21), establishing the phase for veteran leader Hun Sen to formally hand power to his oldest child after last month’s prejudiced political election.
Hun Sen’s Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) won almost 5 of 125 seats in the reduced home in July surveys that were commonly decried as a sham after the primary resistance celebration was disallowed from running.
Days after the landslide triumph, Hun Sen – among the globe’s longest-serving leaders – revealed he was tipping down as well as handing power to his oldest child, Hun Manet, after almost 4 years of guideline.
Cambodian president King Norodom Sihamoni – that holds a mainly symbolic duty – opened up parliament as well as praised the recently chosen MPs consisting of Hun Sen as well as Hun Manet, both using standard outfit.
He claimed the nation had actually made fantastic development over the last 30 years, as well as advised MPs to make “further efforts to help people live with equality”.
The king additionally claimed he thought the brand-new federal government will certainly obtain parliament’s required.
Parliament will certainly reunite on Tuesday to formally choose four-star basic Hun Manet, 45, as the nation’s brand-new leader.
Earlier this month, Hun Sen introduced the brand-new Cambodian federal government headed by Hun Manet, as well as which additionally includes his youngest child Hun Many as well as his nephew in elderly duties.
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