Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen held here this morning at Koh Pich Convention and Exhibition Center in Phnom Penh a get-together with some 3,777 Cambodian Buddhist clergymen and clergywomen who have finished their training courses.
On the occasion, Samdech Techo Hun Sen expressed his appreciation to the newly-trained clergymen and clergywomen and welcomed the establishment of the Association of Clergymen, saying that this association will be a place of idea gathering and discussion on religious and traditional ceremonies.
The Cambodian premier took the opportunity to urge all the clergymen and clergywomen to go to the polls on July 28, 2013.
According to H.E. Min Khin, Minister of Cults and Religion, the ministry has so far organized 16 training courses for over 7,000 clergymen and clergywomen. 30 different subjects related to the roles, duties and code of ethics for Cambodian clergymen and clergywomen, traditional and religious ceremonies, etc. are provided during the ten-day courses.