Saturday, 5th July 2008
Translated from Khmer by Khmerization
Samdech Chea Sim, president of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) has formally and publicly confirmed to local and foreign officials that Mr. Hun Sen is currently the Prime Minister of Cambodia and is a prime ministerial candidate for the fourth mandate parliamentary election which will be held on the 27th of July. He added that the party will let Mr. Hun Sen serve as PM for as long as he wants, if the party keeps winning the elections.
Mr Chea Sim was speaking during an inauguration ceremony of the newly-built CPP’s headquarter in Ouddor Meanchey province and during the official launch of the CPP’s election campaign on the 4th of July.
Mr. Chea Sim said that the CPP will win the upcoming election in July based on three important factors: Firstly, the party had increased its votes in every election. Secondly, the party is actively working hard with its base officials and with the people in every village. Thirdly, since 1979, the CPP had led the country to tremendous success which convinced the party’s members and the Cambodian people to support it.