Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Press Statement



Press Statement

Press Statement

A few days ago, a number of local newspapers

including the Phnom Penh Post issue of 4-17 February, 2000 said an important reshuffle

would take place within the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces, the General Staff and Ministry

of National Defense.

According to a speech of Samdech Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, the cabinet

of Samdech Prime Minister would like to reject the reports published in all these

newspapers and the cabinet openly clarifies that H.E. Tea Banh is still co-minister

of national defense and H.E. Ke Kim Yan, who has held the position of commander-in-chief

instead of Samdech Prime Minister Hun Sen since early 1999, is still the head of

the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces.

Samdech Prime Minister Hun Sen clarified that any reshuffle of both dignitaries or

personages and other individuals in the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces must wait until

Samdech Hun Sen leaves the position of prime minister as these positions are accorded

by right of the prime minister.

Phnom Penh, 7 February 2000,

Cabinet of Prime Minister Hun Sen

MOST VIEWED

  • Municipal hall releases map detailing colour coded Covid risks by commune

    Phnom Penh municipal governor Khuong Sreng released an official map detailing the red, yellow and dark yellow zones within the city under the new lockdown orders for Phnom Penh announced on April 26. The designation of red, dark yellow and yellow corresponds to areas with high,

  • Inter-provincial travel ban lifted; Phnom Penh and Takmao not exempted

    The government on April 25 decided to lift the inter-provincial travel ban and the closure of tourist attractions across the country, effectively immediately. The travel ban and closures of all resorts were imposed on April 6 and 17 respectively in a bid to curb the spread of Covid-19,

  • Phnom Penh unveils rules for post-lockdown transition

    The Phnom Penh Municipal Administration issued a set of detailed guidelines for the seven days to May 12 after the capital emerges from lockdown at the onset of May 6. In the 14-page document signed by municipal governor Khuong Sreng released on the evening of May 5, the

  • Phnom Penh, Takmao lockdown extended for another week

    The government late on April 26 announced an extension of lockdown in Phnom Penh and adjacent Takmao town in Kandal province for another seven days – or longer if residents do not comply with Covid-19 preventive measures and the community outbreak does not subside – until May 5. According

  • Gov't mulls extension of Phnom Penh, Takmao lockdown

    The Inter-ministerial National Commission for the Control and Enforcement of Lockdown held a video conference meeting on April 25 to review a draft document on the extension of lockdown in Phnom Penh and adjacent Kandal province’s Takmao town. The meeting was chaired by Minister of

  • Gov’t issues guidelines as lockdown nears end

    The government has issued a five-page set of instructions to be enforced when the three-week lockdown of Phnom Penh and adjacent Takmao town in Kandal province ends on May 6. According to an announcement signed by Prime Minister Hun Sen on May 4, the instructions cover a