When Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen decided to preside over the opening ceremony of the 32nd Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) to be held this month, it is pointed out that he excluded the king, the head of state
. According to the Daily Khmer Times, the Cambodian government recently decided that Prime Minister Hun Sen would preside
over the opening ceremony instead of King Norodom Sihamoni.
Hun Sen, on the other hand, criticized the allegations as being intended to incite a division between the king and the prime minister,
saying at the groundbreaking ceremony of Sihanoukville’s container port the day before, “The king cannot replace the role of the prime minister.
” In addition, he added, “In Indonesia and the Philippines, which have presidents, as well as Brunei, where the king concurrently serves as prime minister, the prime ministers of other ASEAN member countries presided over the opening ceremony. 먹튀검증
” The Southeast Asian Games are held
every two years and were first held in Vietnam in 2003.
The previous year’s Games were scheduled to be held in Hanoi, Vietnam, but were postponed due to the novel coronavirus infection (Corona 19) epidemic and were held in May last year