King and Queen-Mother Depart for Routine Medical Checkup in China


image003His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, and Her Majesty Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk left here this morning for China for a routine medical checkup.

image002The Cambodian monarchs were seen off at Phnom Penh International Airport by Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin, President of the National Assembly; Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister; and many other high-ranking officials as well as royal family members.

According to a royal message dated Feb. 18, Senate President Samdech Akka Moha Thamma Pothisal Chea Sim will act as Acting Head of State during the King’s absence.


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