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Assembly to debate draft budget law

Assembly to debate draft budget law

The National Assembly today will start debating the 2011 draft budget law, which was approved last month by the Council of Ministers and includes a roughly 18 percent increase in spending. Debate and questioning will come from the Cambodian People’s Party, as well as parliamentarians from the Sam Rainsy Party, Norodom Ranariddh Party and Human Rights Party. The Assembly will also be debating prior bi-lateral agreements made between the Cambodian and South Korean governments.

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