Cambodian PM Highlights the Role of Media in National Development

 Phnom Penh, January 10, 2019 –Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has spoken highly of the key role of journalists in the national development.

“Tomorrow evening, Friday, 11th January, I will meet with journalists in a solidarity dinner at Koh Pich. It’s true that the progress of the nation cannot be inseparable from the contribution of all journalists,” he underlined in a Facebook post this morning.

“We’ve lost the opportunities to rebuild our nation for many years due to civil war. After our country is in full peace, we need foreign tourists, businessmen, and investors, Therefore, true and positive information about Cambodia has built confidence among them,” he added.

The Premier also thanked all national and international journalists, including online medias and social networks, for having taken part in promoting Cambodia.

Samdech Techo Prime Minister holds a meeting with journalists every year. Tomorrow’s meeting will be the third of its kind. According to the General Department of Information and Broadcasting of the Ministry of Information, more than 4,000 reporters, information officers, spokespersons, etc. have been so far registered to join the event.

Cambodia has currently 512 print media, 72 online news organisations, and more than 200 main, relay and cable TVs and five digital TVs.

By Heng Panha