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In Brief: NRP becomes Nationalist Party

In Brief: NRP becomes Nationalist Party

The former Norodom Ranariddh Party changed its name and logo on Saturday. In a party-wide vote, the party decided to call itself the Nationalist Party, and its logo was changed from a portrait of Norodom Ranariddh in front of a map of Cambodia to just a map of Cambodia. The vote also made acting president Chhim Seak Leng the official president of the Nationalist Party.

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