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CPP Central Committee Continues to Support PM Hun Sen as 2023 Candidate

PHNOM PENH: The Central Committee of the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) held a meeting for two days over the weekend and achieved seven major results, including a confirmation of support for party President, Prime Minister Hun Sen, as the Prime Ministerial candidate for the seventh term, as well as a continued show of support for Hun Manet as the future Prime Minister.

In a statement issued on Sunday, 17 July, the CPP announced the results of its two-day meeting where the party commemorated its recent victory in the Commune / Sangkat council elections, and also showed commitment to promoting the implementation of certain priorities, with special attention given to further expansion, as well as the shortcomings that need to be addressed in order to strengthen the people's trust in the party's leadership.

The party also announced its support for Party President, Prime Minister Hun Sen, as the Prime Ministerial candidate for an upcoming seventh term in 2023.

"The meeting solemnly endorsed the support of Prime Minister Hun Sen as the Prime Ministerial candidate for the 7th legislature of the National Assembly, and the support of His Excellency Hun Manet as the future Prime Ministerial candidate," stated the CPP.

After winning the 5th mandate Commune / Sangkat Council election, the CPP decided to hold a meeting of the party's Central Committee on 9-10 July, but the meeting was postponed to 16-17 July.

The two-day party meeting was attended by 3,474 party members nationwide at the CPP headquarters in Phnom Penh.

It should be noted that Prime Minister Hun Sen has been the Prime Minister of Cambodia since 1985 and has been the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia since the first term in 1993 to the present day.




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