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Constitutional Council sees in new members

Former Minister of Land Management, Im Chhun Lim (pictured), yesterday began his tenure as the head of the Constitutional Council.
Former Minister of Land Management, Im Chhun Lim (pictured), yesterday began his tenure as the head of the Constitutional Council. Heng Chivoan

Constitutional Council sees in new members

Three newcomers officially took up their positions at the Constitutional Council yesterday, the body announced. Im Chhun Lim, former minister of land management, officially began his tenure as head of the council after being appointed by the Supreme Council of Magistracy and voted chief by the council’s other members.

Former Ministry of Tourism official Sam Prumnea also joined the council, having been appointed by the National Assembly. Finally, Princess Norodom Buppha Devi also joined the council as a royal appointee.

The Constitutional Council is composed of nine members, with three each selected by the Supreme Council of Magistracy, the assembly and the King.

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