AKP Phnom Penh, September 06, 2018 —The 125 newly-elected lawmakers voted as a package by raising hands to elect the National Assembly (NA)’s leadership and to give confidence to the new cabinet ministers, during the first session of the NA’s sixth legislature held here this morning at the NA Palace.
Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin was re-elected as the President of NA, H.E. Nguon Nhil as the First Vice President and H.E. Ms. Khuon Sudary as the Second Vice President.
On behalf of the sixth legislature of NA, Samdech Heng Samrin pledged to continue enhancing democracy, strengthen the rule of law, and protect the people’s and nation’s interests.
The leadership of the 10 NA’s specialised commissions was also endorsed on the occasion.
Moreover, they also unanimously approved the formation of the new five-year-term royal government under the leadership of Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen. The new cabinet ministers will take oath at the Royal Palace this afternoon.
By Khan Sophirom