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 the Impromptu Speech of Samdech Thipadei Hun Manet at the celebration of the “25th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces, 24 January 1999 – 24 January 2024” [Unofficial Translation]

(1) Although established in 1999, the army has a history of contributing to the liberation of the country from genocidal regimes and preventing the return of this regime Although the army command was established 25 years ago on January 24, 1999, the Army’s officers have been involved in all stages of the nation’s development, from…

Excerpts of off-the-cuff remarks of Samdech Thipadei Hun Manet at the inauguration of the Choeung Ek Wastewater Treatment Plant built with grant from the Government and people of Japan [ Unofficial excerpts and translations]

Today, I am pleased to participate in the inauguration ceremony of the Choeung Ek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Phnom Penh, a project to develop a sewage system in Phnom Penh, a grant from Japan. The groundbreaking ceremony was presided over by Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, former Prime Minister of the Kingdom…

Selected excerpts of Samdech Thipadei Hun Manet at the showring ceremony for the senior Buddhist monks [Unofficial excerpts and translation]

All religions (1), Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, and other religions all have the same purpose – to educate people/practitioners to have a righteous mindset, to do good deeds, and to respect each other as a basis for living with morality, virtue, mutual respect and harmony. Self-esteem is an important task in modern times, when we have…

Excerpts from the speech of Samdech Thipadei Hun Manet to workers in Prey Chhor district of Kampong Siem districts, Kampong Cham province [Unofficial excerpts and translation]

(1) Samdech Techo Hun Sen – “pining for and thinking of” people […] For the first time, after forming the new government, I came to meet the people of Kampong Cham. Before the election, in 2011, I visited a lot because my work based in Kampong Cham […] this is also the sixth meeting I…

Excerpts from Samdech Thipadei Hun Manet’s impromptu speech during the meeting with some 18,000 workers from factories/enterprises in Bati district, Takeo province [Unofficial excerpts and translation]

(1) Consider demographic planning to ensure a full workforce towards 2050 The day before, there was a meeting of the Pentagonal Policy Planning – Phase 1, we have discussed on demographic issue […] the Ministry of Planning reported that Cambodia is projected to become an aging country by 2050. I asked concerned officials to look…