CPP lawmakers vote to create new ministries

១៣ វិច្ឆិកា ២០១៣ , ភ្នំពេញប៉ុស្តិ៍

Lawmakers from the ruling Cambodian People’s Party yesterday unanimously voted to pass legislation which will create three new government ministries.

Sixty-six CPP representatives voted to create a Ministry of Public Function, which will oversee the affairs of civil servants.

The MPs also followed through on a floated plan to split the Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy, creating two separate entities: the Ministry of Energy and Mines and the Ministry of Industry and Handicrafts.

Cheam Yeap, a senior CPP lawmaker, said splitting up the Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy would enable officials to get more work done. …

Vong Sokheng