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PM calls for reshuffle of ministry

PM calls for reshuffle of ministry

Prime minister-designate Hun Sen on Friday sent a letter to King Norodom Sihamoni, requesting a reshuffle among top brass at the Ministry of Interior.

Seen by The Post on Saturday, the letter indicates that 10 senior officials have reached retirement age.

Should the King approve the request, three incumbent generals – Mao Bunnarin (director of the logistics and finance department), Sok Phal (director of the immigration department), and Mao Chandara (head of the identification department) will retire.

They will be replaced by First Grade Senior Officer Gen. Seng Yu Ann, Deputy Chiefs of the National Police Gen. Kirth Chantharith and Gen. Korng Sokorn, respectively.

Other top-level officials who will also be allowed to retire are Thong Sam Ath, secretary general of the National Committee for Counter-Trafficking; Phang Pov, chairman of the Legislative Council and Moun Saron, chairman of the intervention unit of the National Police Commissariat.

Also on the route to retirement are Suos Angkea, deputy chief of the National Police; Chuon Sovan, Phnom Penh Municipal Police chief and Em Samnang, deputy director of the logistics and finance department.

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