Cambodian PM To Attend 13th ASEAN Leadership Forum in Vientiane

Cambodia's Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen will lead a high delegation to attend the "13th ASEAN Leadership Forum" to be held from August 06-07, 2016, in Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic, at the invitation of H.E. Tan Sri Michael Yeoh, Chairman of ASEAN Leadership Forum and CEO of Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute.

According to a press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation issued this morning, the delegation will include Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Tea Banh, Minister of National Defense; Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Ms. Men Sam An, Minister of National Assembly-Senate Relations and Inspection; Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Bin Chhin, President of the National Authority for Land Dispute Resolution; H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth, Senior Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance; H.E. Ouk Rabun, Minister of Rural Development, and other members of the Royal Government of Cambodia.

During the 13th ASEAN Leadership Forum, Samdech Techo Hun Sen will be honored by the conferment of the ASEAN Lifetime Achievement Award, which will be presented by H.E. Tan Sri Michael Yeoh, and will then deliver his special address.

It should be noted that this very special and significant Award has been conferred upon the longest serving Head of Government in ASEAN. So far, only three distinguished personalities have received these Lifetime Achievement Awards, namely: H.E. Lee Kuan Yew, former Prime Minister of Singapore; H.E. Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, former Prime Minister of Malaysia; and His Royal Highness Sultan Nazrin Shah, Sultan of Perak of Malaysia.

While in Lao PDR, Samdech Techo Hun Sen will hold bilateral talks with H.E. Dr. Thongloun Sisoulith, Prime Minister of the Lao PDR, and pay a courtesy call on H.E. Bounnhang Vorachith, President of the Lao PDR.

Source: Agence Kampuchea Press