PM: Families are Foundation of Peace and Growth

Cambodia Prime Minister spoke highly of the inseparable contribution of families and communities to peace and growth of the country.

Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen made the highlights in his open letter addressing parents as heads of households, family members, teachers and students in the observance of the International Day of Families which falls on May 15.

The day themed 'Families as Foundation for Maintaining and Protecting Peace', reflects the role of families as an indispensable cell of peace, social stability, and the socio-economic and cultural development, he wrote.

Guided by the role, the Royal Government has implemented the National Social Protection Policy Framework 2016-2025 to promote household livelihood as well as to create jobs, develop professions, ensure health care and finance the vulnerable group in time of shocks, like the COVID-19 pandemic.

Samdech Techo Prime Minister thanked especially all the household heads for their hard work and sacrifice to raise good families for the society.

He also acknowledged the contribution of the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation, other concerned ministries and government bodies, national and international development partners, and donors to improved family living condition.

He called on all families, communities, competent ministries and government entities and authorities, development partners, religious leaders, and the media to continue cooperating and supporting each other to maintain good social morality and virtue.

This is the 28th observance of the International Day of Families for Cambodia.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press