The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) held here at the CPP’s headquarter – January 7 Building – this morning a grand meeting to mark its 71st founding anniversary, after two years of interruption due to COVID-19 threat.
Thousands of party members and supporters attended the celebration presided over by CPP President Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, and its Honorary President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin, President of the National Assembly.
"Today, we come together to celebrate this solemn event in the spirit of deep gratitude to our ancestors, leaders, party members, fallen combatants and patriots of all generations who have struggled and made heroic sacrifices at all stages for independence, peace, freedom, sovereignty, territorial integrity and progress of the Cambodian nation," said Samdech Techo Hun Sen on the occasion.
The ceremony also took place in the context that the Kingdom of Cambodia has recovered from the Covid-19 crisis after two years of this deadly epidemic and is achieving new achievements in socio-economic development and in a situation where the whole country is enthusiastically celebrating the success of the 5th commune/Sangkat council election on June 5, he added.
Since its inception, the Cambodian People's Party has maintained its identity as party of the people, by the people and for the people to overcome all obstacles at all stages to achieve great historical achievements for the stability, prosperity and prosperity of the Cambodian motherland, Samdech Techo Hun Sen said, underlining that it is this fact that wins the people's love, trust and vote for the party to lead the country forever at both the national and sub-national levels.
Founded on June 28, 1951, CPP was formerly known as the Kampuchea People’s Revolutionary Party. It was renamed CPP in 1991. The party has played an indispensable role in the peace-seeking process, reconstruction and development of Cambodia, and now in the country’s efforts to maintain peace, defend independence and boost more development.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press