TWO government officials were promoted to the rank of four-star general at a ceremony at the Ministry of Defence yesterday. Ros Chhorm, deputy director general of the ministry, said Prak Sokhon, secretary of state at the Council of Ministers, and Serei Kosal, a senior minister at the Council, had been promoted for “their hard work for the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces”. But Sam Rainsy Party spokesman Yim Sovann said the promotions would further bloat the ranks of RCAF’s officer class. “I see countries with hundreds of millions of people that have fewer generals than Cambodia,” he said.
Senior officials attain four-star ranking
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