The ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) has issued a statement in support of the official results of the July 23 general election.
CPP issued the support statement following the announcement of the official results by the National Election Committee (NEC) on Aug. 5.
According to the election results, the CPP won 82.30 percent of the total valid votes during the political race, allowing the party to form a new government to lead the country for the next five years.
The results clearly reflect that Cambodian people support CPP's right leadership, Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, and H.E. Dr. Hun Manet who is the party's successor for the Prime Minister role, wrote the statement.
It continued that the 7th mandate government to be formed shortly with H.E. Dr. Hun Manet as Prime Minister will continue to strengthen national solidarity and implement the political agenda promised in order to respond to the people's trust.
The statement also called for national unity under the roof of the Cambodia Constitution and under the auspices of His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni and Her Majesty Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk.
The winning party acknowledged a great and independent job done by the NEC in organising a free, fair, safe, and non-violent election with 84.59 percent voter turnout—the highest in Cambodia's election history—and thanked observers of 65 nationalities from 61 institutions who joined the monitoring of the election process.
According to the official results, CPP won 120 seats at the National Assembly, while the royalist FUNCINPEC Party the remaining 5 seats.
Source: Agence Kampuchea Presse