Prime Minister Reminds CPP’s History And Achievement For 68 Years
Phnom Penh: On 28 June 2019 is the 68th founding anniversary of the Cambodian People’s Party with over CPP’s supporters around 30k participated in the auspicious occasion.
Meanwhile, prime minister Hun Sen remarked that over the past 68 years, despites complicated development and challenges of national and international situation, the Cambodian People’s Party has shared good and bad times with the people and mobilized national forces with compatriotic ideal for motherland, democracy, peace, irrespective of ranks, livelihoods, races, faiths, religions, and pasts to join efforts to defend social achievements and build Cambodia a country of independence, peace, freedom, democracy, neutrality, and social progress.
The party led the struggle movement against the colonial regime for independence and later participated in the defense of independence, peace, and national sovereignty from 1953 through to 1970. As the country fell into the flame of war from 1970 through to 1975, the Party continued the struggle to liberate the country from foreign invasions. As the country fell into genocidal disaster, the Party led the struggle to overthrow the brutal regime and to win the 7 January 1979 victory that saved life of our nation in a timely manner bringing back rights, freedom, democracy, and dignity for our people, he added.
“After the victory on 7 January, the Party raised high the banner of great national solidarity to lead efforts of restoration and reconstruction of the country from scratch and prevention of possible return of the regime of genocide, while serving as the focal point of national reconciliation process until the country ended its three decades-long protracted war, builds a full peace, national unity, land and water unification, offering huge favorable conditions for socio-economic development and improvement of people’s livelihood,” he confirmed.
“The Party serves as firm backing in the defense of the constitution, the monarchy, independence, sovereignty, and territorial integrity,” RGC continued.
He denoted that the party keeps peace, political stability, prevents color revolution attempts and all form of controversial actions of the opposition and ill-will circles aimed at curbing development and derailing Cambodia from the path of democracy and rule of law. Along with that, Cambodia has built up friendly and cooperation relations with every country while making its contribution on equal right and footing in every international affairs. Vong/Chamnan