Ministers named in Cambodia’s reshuffled cabinet

Phnom Penh: Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has disclosed the names of ministers who will be either removed or reshuffled in a parliamentary vote of confidence on April 4, according to his letter issued on Friday.

According to the letter, Hor Namhong, at his request, will be terminated from his position as the minister of foreign affairs, but he is still holding the position of a deputy prime minister, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Current minister of posts and telecoms Prak Sokhonn will be appointed as the minister of foreign affairs, while transport minister Tram Ivtek will become the minister of posts and telecoms.

Commerce minister Sun Chanthol will be appointed as transport minister, as commerce secretary of state Pan Sorasak will be appointed as commerce minister.

Water resources and meteorology secretary of state Veng Sakhon will become the minister of agriculture, replacing Ouk Rabun who will be appointed as the minister of rural development.

Also, Keat Chhon will be terminated from his position as the permanent deputy prime minister at his request.

Hun Sen said on Thursday that the cabinet reshuffle aimed to increase work efficiency.

“April 4 is the day for voting to change the composition of the Royal Government, which aims to increase work efficiency,” he said.

The fifth term government was established in September 2013.

Its cabinet comprised one prime minister, nine deputy prime ministers, 15 senior ministers, 13 ministers attached to the prime minister, 27 ministers and hundreds of secretary of states and undersecretary of states.

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