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The Cabinet changes in full

The Cabinet changes in full

Note: SS - Secretary of State, USS - Under Secretary of State.

Interior Ministry
Ho Sok, secretary of state, replacing Khan Savoeurn.
Finance Ministry
Keat Chhon, formerly minister of state,

replacing Sam Rainsy (sacked).
Agriculture Ministry
Tao Seng Hour, minister,

replacing Kong Sam Ol (sacked).
Commerce Ministry
Cham Prasith, minister, replacing Var Huot (sacked).

Lo Lai Sreng, SS.
Education Ministry
Lt-Gen Tol Lah, minister, replacing Ung Huot (to Foreign Affairs). Mom Chim Huy resigns as SS
Public Works and Transport Ministry
Tran Eav Tek, SS. Prak Sok, USS.
Foreign Affairs Ministry
Ung Huot, minister,

replacing Prince Norodom Sirivudh (resigned).
Industry Ministry
Ith Prang, SS.
Health Ministry
Dy Narong Rith, SS.
Tourism Ministry
Veng Sereyvuth, minister, promoted from SS as secretariat upgraded to ministry, Thoang Khon promoted to SS.
Culture Ministry
Nut Narang, minister, promoted from SS as secretariat upgraded to ministry Sisovath Panara Sirivudh, SS
Rural Development Ministry
Hong Sun Hout, minister promoted from SS as secretariat upgraded to ministry. Yim Chhay Ly promoted to SS.
Environment Ministry
Dr Mok Mareth, minister, promoted from SS as secretariat upgraded to ministry, Sung Oeum

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