Excerpts of off-the-cuff speech elaboration of Samdech Thipadei Hun Manet at the closing ceremony of the 2023 stocktaking and the 2024 directives-setting of the Ministry of Planning [Unofficial excerpts and translations ]

[1](1) Planning work and data collection and analysis is especially important[…] Accurate data leads to accurate planning. Comprehensive data helps us develop a plan that is feasible and sustainable. Whatever one is doing needs to be scientifically founded. We cannot use fortune-tellers to predict what to do next year. We need to have a long-term…

Selected excerpts of extempore speech of Samdech Thipadei Hun Manet at the closing ceremony of the Ministry of Public Functions’ stocktaking meeting of 2023 and directions setting for 2024 [Unofficial excerpts and translations]

[3] (1) Public administration at the national and sub-national levels is strong, flexible, effective, and fulfilling national duties As (the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Functions,) HE Hun Many has just read and clarified, some of the mechanisms and methods we have performed […] what we want is a strong, flexible and effective…

Selected excerpts of the impromptu speech of Samdech Thipadei Hun Manet at the closing session of the annual review of education, youth and sports 2022-2023 and directives setting for 2024 academic year [Unofficial excerpts and translations]

[1] (1) Lifelong education/training … teachers and/or Prime Minister continue learning In the report of His Excellency the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Education (Youth and Sports), education is not a job that one can do in one day, in 12 years or in 16 years or in 20 years. We need a lifelong education,…

Selected excerpts of Prime Minister Samdech Thipadei Hun Manet at the ritual ceremony to inaugurate Lotus-like Stupa in Wat Mony Ratanaream, Pursat Province [Unofficial excerpts and translation]

[1] (1) Inauguration of the first Buddhist achievement since the establishment of the new Royal Government […] This is the first inauguration of a Buddhist achievement since the establishment of the Royal Government (of the seventh legislature) […] I thank the people of Pursat for their trust and confidence in supporting the leadership of the…

Excerpts of off-the-cuff speech of Samdech Thipadei Hun Manet at the inauguration of the achievements of the Techo Sen National Center for the Disabled Persons (TSNCDP) and the National Paralympic Committee of Cambodia (NOCC) [Unofficial excerpts and translations]

[1] (1) Paralympians win not just the trophies but raise the image and flag of Cambodia All these achievements are not only (from competitions) within country […] we have won them from the international competitions and risen our national flag on the ASEAN and Asia level competition and we will be able to reach the…

Excerpts of the adlib comments of Samdech Thipadei Hun Manet at the closing ceremony of the annual review meeting of the rural development work results in 2023 and the directions setting for 2024 [Unofficial excerpts and translations]

[2] (1) Strengthen local/rural development – key to ensure socio-economic sustainability and resilience […] The Royal Government of the 7th legislative term sets out a pentagonal strategy with five strategic goals to ensure economic growth, job creation, poverty reduction, institutional efficiency, ensuring sustainable social, and economic development, with a strong focus on strengthening local/rural development…

Excerpts of adlib comments of Samdech Thipadei Hun Manet at the closing ceremony of the 43rd Annual Health Conference – “Health Achievements in 2023 and Work Directions for 2024” [unofficial excerpts and translations]

[1] (1) Two lessons learnt from the Covid-19 pandemic crisis The Covid-19 crisis had led us to the assessments of two aspects in health sector. The first is it showed us the practical capabilities of our doctors, officials, and health workers across the country […] the Royal Government, led by Samdech Techo, has led the…

Excerpts of adlib comments of Samdech Thipadei Hun Manet at the official inauguration of the Techo Sen Hospital Koh Thom, Kandal Province [Unofficial Translation]

[1] (1) Air and water transportation and health – three achievements of Kandal Province (Deputy Prime Minister) His Excellency Sun Chanthol made a presentation on January 7, 2022, almost 2 years ago (of how the hospital would look like) […] I first thought that the it was just a normal district referral doctor […] upon…

Selected excerpts of impromptu speech of SamdechThipadei Hun Manet during the inspecting visit on progress of the Phase-I 4F-class Techo Takhmao International Airport (TIA) construction project [Unofficial excerpts and translations]

(1) 4F-class airport built 65 years after the first 4D-class in Cambodia I am pleased to meet with you all and oversee the progress of the 4F-class International Airport construction project […] once I got to the runway, although not yet finished, I feel so excited […] the day before, I inaugurated the International Airport…