PM Hun Sen Addresses New Year Message to Compatriots

Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has extended warmest greetings and best wishes to all his beloved compatriots in the country and abroad on the occasion of Khmer Traditional New Year.

In the message, the Premier underlined the country's strong economic growth and recalled big achievements attained in the past year, mainly in the areas of physical infrastructure construction, energy, agriculture, industry and handicraft, construction, tourism and foreign affairs.

Samdech Techo Hun Sen attributed the achievements to the right political leadership with strong commitment, contribution from members of parliament, government, civil servants and armed forces, and strong support from the citizens as well as assistance and support from all friendly countries, development partners and international communities.

He took the opportunity to call on all eligible voters to join the 3rd municipal, provincial, city, district, Khan council election to be held on May 26, 2019.

For the new year, he added, the Royal Government will do its best to continue maintaining peace, political stability, security and public order; defending the constitution, the monarchy in accordance with the national motto Nation, Religion, King; protecting all achievements obtained by the Royal Government and the whole people in the past; and conducting in-depth reform in all domains.

Samdech Techo Hun Sen also extended his New Year greetings and best wishes to His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, and Her Majesty the Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk.

The Cambodian people will celebrate their three-day traditional New Year this weekend. On April 14 at 03:12 pm, it marks the end of Buddhist year 2562 BE (Buddhist Era � based on the Lunar Calendar) and the start of New Year 2563, the year of Pig. The New Year's angel is Tongsak Devy, the first daughter of Kabel Moha Prum.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press