Ruling Party Holds Large Parade on Last Day of Commune/Sangkat Council Election Campaign

More than 200,000 supporters of the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) gathered here this morning at Samdech Techo Hun Sen Boulevard (60-metre Road) under the chairmanship of their party's President Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen.

Addressing to his supporters, Samdech Techo Hun Sen laid stress on Cambodia's achievements under the CPP-led government as well as the CPP's commitment to maintain peace, social order and security, as well as sustainable economic growth.

Samdech Techo Hun Sen also called on his eligible compatriots to go to the polls this Sunday.

After his address, Samdech Techo Hun Sen joined his supporters in the large parade in the capital city and appealed to the Cambodian people to vote for CPP.

Beside Phnom Penh, other CPP's supporters organised rallies and parades in their respective communes/Sangkat throughout the country on the last day of the two-week election campaign for the Commune/Sangkat Council Election of fourth mandate.

On the other hand, the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party is also scheduled to hold their parade this afternoon in Phnom Penh.

His Majesty Preah Bat Samdech Preah Boromneath Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, has in a recent royal message called on all his compatriots to go to vote this Sunday, underlining that the election on June 4, 2017 is a universal suffrage which is conducted in secrecy in accordance with the liberal democracy. Therefore, don't worry about any pressure, intimidation or threats from any individual or any party, he said.

Twelve political parties � the Cambodian People's Party (CPP), Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), FUNCINPEC Party, League for Democracy Party (LDP), Beehive Democratic Society Party (BDSP), Grassroots Democracy Party (GDP), Khmer National United Party (KNUP), Cambodian Nationality Party (CNP), Republican Democracy Party (RDP), Cambodian Youth Party (CYP), Khmer Power Party (KPP), and Cambodian Indigenous Democracy Party (CIDP) � participate in the local election.

About 7.8 million � of them 58.3 percent are women and some ten thousands are Buddhist monks � have been registered for the voting.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press