Removal of Irregular Administrative Documents from Foreigners Nearly Completed

Ministry of Interior has almost completed the removal process of irregular administrative documents from foreigners living in Cambodia.

The update was highlighted by Gen. Sok Phal, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Interior, when chairing a recent meeting of the General Department of Immigration here in Phnom Penh.

As of now, Cambodian competent authorities have done about 92 percent of the work, and it is expected to be finished in the next three months, said Gen. Sok Phal.

As of now, Cambodian authority has withdrawn 92 percent of unusual administrative documents from foreign holders, and the withdrawal process of those unusual documents is expected to finish in the next three months.

The removal process of irregular administrative documents, he added, intends to promote legalisation of foreigners living in Cambodia.

According to the figures from the ministry, as of March this year, about 35,441 irregular documents have been removed from over 19,000 foreign families of nine nationalities, including Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press