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Sar Kheng

Samdech Kralahom
Sar Kheng
MP
Minister for the Interior
Assumed office
30 November 1998
Prime Minister Hun Sen
Member of Parliament for Battambang
Assumed office
1993
Deputy Prime Minister of Cambodia
Assumed office
3 February 1992
Monarch Norodom Sihanouk
Norodom Sihamoni
Prime Minister Norodom Ranariddh
Ung Huot
Hun Sen
Personal details
Born (1951-01-15) 15 January 1951
Prey Veng, Cambodia
Political party Cambodian People's Party
Religion Theravada Buddhism

Sar Kheng (Khmer: ស ខេង; born 15 January 1951) is a Cambodian politician who is the current Minister of the Interior. In this capacity he also holds the rank of Deputy Prime Minister.[1] He is a member of the Cambodian People's Party and is one of the highest ranking members of that party. Kheng has been the Minister of the Interior since 1998. Until March 2006 he was the co-interior minister along with a member of another party, but he then became sole interior minister in a cabinet reshuffle. He is currently the most senior deputy prime minister, having held the position since 1992. On June 14, 2015, King Norodom Sihamoni awarded the honorary title of "Samdech". His official title is Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng. [2]

References

  1. ^ "Photo 8. H.E. Sar Kheng, Deputy Prime Minister Cambodia, and Vice-Minister of MIC Japan". stat.go.jp. Retrieved 4 January 2011. 
  2. ^ http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/samdech-titles-given-chhum-and-kheng
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