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PM Lauds Political Parties’ Active Participation in Election Campaign

Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has spoken highly of the active participation of political parties in the ongoing election campaign.“It has been 16 days since the start of the election campaign, and all the participating poli…

Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has spoken highly of the active participation of political parties in the ongoing election campaign.

“It has been 16 days since the start of the election campaign, and all the participating political parties have been campaigning actively and happily as if the campaign is a joyful festival,” the Premier wrote on his social media networks this evening.

Samdech Techo Hun Sen once again appealed to all his compatriots to go to vote in the forthcoming National Election.

“In line with the King's appeal and that of the National Election Committee (NEC), I, on behalf of Cambodian prime minister, would like to take this opportunity to call on all citizens, who have registered to vote, to go to the polls on Sunday, 23 July 2023,” he said.

According to the NEC, the election campaign, which lasts from July 1 to 21, has been so far conducted smoothly with security, safety, good order and without violence, despite some complaints.

A total of 9,710,645 eligible voters, of them 5,161,906 are women, will cast their votes in 23,789 polling stations throughout the country.

A total of 18 political parties have been contesting for the National Assembly’s 125 seats, including the Cambodian People’s Party, Cambodian Youth Party, Khmer United National Party, Dharmacracy Party, Democracy Power Party, Cambodian Nationality Party, Khmer United Party, Khmer Conservative Party, FUNCINPEC Party, Beehive Social Democratic Party, People Purpose Party, Ekpheap Cheat Khmer Party, Women’s Party for Women, Khmer Anti-Poverty Party, Khmer Economic Development Party, Cambodia Indigenous People’s Democracy Party, Grassroots Democratic Party, and Khmer Farmers Party.

Source: Agence Kampuchea Presse