The joint commission with members from the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) and the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) to study and prepare a framework for future election reform met here this morning at the Senate Office and agreed on three points.
After the talks lasting from 9:00 am to 1:10 pm, the joint commission agreed to prepare for the voter registration and list to guarantee and protect the right to vote of all citizens, according to a joint press release issued after the meeting.
The commission also agreed to create a law on finance of the political parties; and other election reform frameworks including institutional election reform, election conflict resolution mechanisms, and medias and broadcasting means for political parties, etc.
The next meeting is scheduled to take place on Monday next week at 9:00 am at the Senate Office.
The official results of the July 28 national election showed that CPP won 68 parliamentary seats, while CNRP got the remaining 55 seats.