The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) has announced its support to the future candidacy of H.E. Dr. Hun Manet for the post of Prime Minister.
“H.E. Dr. Hun Manet is an outstanding Cambodian who has all qualifications, is highly educated, highly capable, highly talented, has good virtues and morals, has been admired and respected by the general public, civil servants and the armed forces, and has been actively leading and participating in the mission for the cause of the Cambodian nation, motherland and people,” said the Standing Committee of the Central Committee of CPP in a statement AKP received on Dec. 4.
“The Standing Committee of the Central Committee of CPP strongly believes and hopes that H.E. Dr. Hun Manet is the right person to be the future Prime Minister of Cambodia to continue the defence of territorial integrity, peace and social stability, national prestige enhancement, and national development in all fields for the prosperity, happiness and well-being of the Cambodian people,” the statement underlined.
On Dec. 2, Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister and CPP President, announced his full support to his son, H.E. Dr. Hun Manet, to be a future Prime Minister candidate, explaining that as a father, training his children to become prime minister is not wrong.
H.E. Dr. Hun Manet, a three-star general, is Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces, and Commander of the Royal Cambodian Army since 2018. He is the eldest son of Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen and Samdech Kittiprittpundit Bun Rany Hun Sen.
H.E. Dr. Hun Manet was born on Oct. 20, 1977 in Koh Thmar village, Memot district, Kampong Cham province (now Thbong Khmum province) during the Khmer Rouge rule of Cambodia. He married to Pich Chanmony with two daughters and one son.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press