The Cambodian Peoples’ Party launched its campaign at Diamond Island Convention and Exhibition and Center with about 20,000 supporters, under chairmanship of the Party’s President Samdech Akka Moha Thamma Pothisal Chea Sim, Party’s Honorary President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin, and the Party’s Vice-President Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen.
At the gathering ceremony, Samdech Heng Samrin called on the supporters to set up a good political atmosphere for the 5th mandate of national election.
Samdech Heng Samrin also requested local and international observers to monitor the election process for free and fair election.
After the gathering ceremony, the supporters were divided with different destinations for the campaign.
The country’s opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party with its supporters started its campaign at Freedom Park.
Eight political parties will take part in the upcoming national election – the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), the royalist FUNCINPEC Party, the League for Democracy Party, the Cambodian Nationality Party; the Democratic Republic Party; the Khmer Anti-Poverty Party; and the Khmer Economic Development Party for 123 seats at the National Assembly.