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National Assembly in recess

National Assembly in recess

The Cambodian National Assembly is now in recess for three months to give members time to visit their constituencies. The assembly last met on October 26.

Local election monitoring NGOs Comfrel and Nicfec in a statement on October 28 said 94 parliamentarians of the total 123 had visited their constituencies so far this year.

Of the total, 97 percent of the 24 SRP parliamentarians, 63 percent of the 26 Funcinpec parliamentarians and 56 percent of the 73 CPP members had made visits.


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