Vietnamese PM Pham Minh Chinh congratulates new Cambodian premier Hun Manet

August 23, 2023

Vietnam’s Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh extended his congratulations to his new Cambodian counterpart Hun Manet on Tuesday on the formation of the new government and National Assembly (NA) of Cambodia for the 2023-28 tenure, the Vietnamese foreign ministry reported. The letters of congratulations were delivered on the same day that Hun Manet and Khuon Sodary were elected by the seventh National Assembly of Cambodia to their respective positions. On this occasion, Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son sent a similar letter to new Cambodian Deputy PM and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Sok Chenda Sophea. After 46-year-old Hun Manet, the son of former Cambodian PM Samdech Hun Sen, was elected as prime minister, the list of his cabinet was also approved by the Cambodian National Assembly later on Tuesday. Notably, with 123 votes in favor out of 125 votes, Khuon Sodary became the first female speaker of Cambodia's National Assembly since 1993.

The source of this news is from Tuoi Tre News