Ministry of Interior Recognises 37 Political Parties

AKP Phnom Penh, April 23, 2018 –

The Ministry of Interior confirmed late last week that 37 political parties had been officially registered at the ministry.

H.E. Prak Sam Oeun, Director General of Administration of the Ministry of Interior, was quoted by local media as saying that beside the 37-registrered parties, two more are in the registration process.

According to the director general, a political party can be established with at least 7 founding members, 8 members, and 7,000 supporters.

To be able to compete in the July 29, 2018 national election, those political parties have to register themselves and their respective candidates at the National Election Committee and the registration period will be conducted from April 30 to May 14, 2018.

By Ou Sokha

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