The Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) has decided to create national working groups to directly work at localities in the 25 provinces and municipality across the country in order to examine and support the implementation of the RGC’s political platform and Rectangular Strategy Phase III.
A meeting to disseminate the decision was held this morning at the Peace Palace under the presidency of Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia.
Speaking at the meeting, Samdech Techo Hun Sen said the establishment of this mechanism is aimed to ensure the effectiveness of the political platform and strategies for the interests of local people, to cooperate in organizing public forums which provide opportunity to local people to express their views, concerns and challenges, and to promote the accountability of the ministries, institutions and sub-national administrations in providing public services and developing localities effectively.
According to the RGC’s resolution signed on Jan. 27 by Samdech Techo Prime Minister, government’s members ranking from general director to deputy prime minister will be members of the working groups.
Provincial governors were also appointed as permanent vice-presidents of the working groups in their respective provinces and the working group’s duties and roles are set in a government’s directive.