The members of the 5th term communal council who were elected on June 5 and who have just been officially confirmed in their functions have promised that they will be devoted servants of the people and will help in the development of their villages and communes.
Chea Chanron, a resident of Lve commune in Koh Sotin district, Kampong Cham province, and a member of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), was confirmed as the winner of his electoral contest on 5 July. He told the Post that he was proud to have the support of the people of his commune and to be elected for the first time as a member of the communal council.
He said that as a member of the communal council in the new term, he will work hard and be committed to serving the people the best he can by meeting all their needs.
He thanked the voters of his commune for their support of the CPP, but noted that he will be there to help all the inhabitants of the commune, regardless of their political affiliation.
“I will do my best to serve people whenever they need it or ask me for help, for example when they register birth certificates or their residence booklets – I will help with all the services and needs of all people,” he said. said.
In addition to daily services, the newly elected commune chief said that he and other council members will also participate in planning the development of the commune and maintaining security and order in the commune so that people can live in a safe and clean environment.
Nhim Sarom, a newly elected Candlelight Party commune chief in Chamna Leu commune of Stong district of Kampong Thom province, told the Post on July 5 that he would work hard to serve residents and fully comply with the communal administrative law and other regulations of the Ministry of the Interior in order to serve the people with the utmost honesty.
“I will assist by providing various documents as required by law. If the law requires us to charge a fee, we will only charge based on the legally required amount. I will not take more than that and if any board member or clerk makes that mistake, the laws will be enforced against them,” he said.
Hot Ratha, chief of Trapeang Krasaing commune of Por Senchey district in Phnom Penh, spoke at the Trapeang Krasaing council winners’ announcement ceremony on July 5, saying he thanked local citizens who had voted for him.
He said he will strive to carry out his duties with wisdom, inspiration and responsibility as he leads and manages the development of the growth of the commune and strengthens its internal relations while committing to help various organizations of the municipality as well as its inhabitants and the authorities at all levels so that they can solve the challenges according to the needs and demands of the people.
“For this new term, the Trapeang Krasang Communal Council will strive to respond to the demands of the people with care and justice and for the sustainable development of the commune. I will also strengthen labor discipline in accordance with the law governing communal administration and the interior”. regulations,” he said.
Kandal provincial governor Kong Sophorn spoke at the first meeting to validate the Teuk Khleang communal council for the 5th term at the Lvea Em district town hall on July 5, saying that the elected communal councils were to support leadership, management and development at the local level over the next five years while continuing to manage and develop the local community to ensure the sustainability of administration and service delivery as well as to foster local development.
“As elected councils, whether you are from the same political party or a different political party, in principle the council represents all local citizens,” he said.
He urged council members during this five-year term to work hard and manage their local affairs to meet the needs of the people and serve the interests and needs of all equally as they must also be fair. and not discriminate against anyone because of their policy. trends.
Since 2002, Cambodia has held a total of five municipal elections in accordance with the principles of the Constitution which requires the Kingdom to be a multi-party liberal democracy.