National government

Ministry of Commerce

In 1996, the Ministry of Commerce (MoC) was established by law. Its organization and functioning is defined by a sub-decree of the Royal Government of Cambodia. After a nomination of the Prime Minister’s candidate and the vote of confidence on the cabinet by the National ...

Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports

H.E. Hang Chuon Naron and Julie Chung in the inauguration of the Rice Academy, Cambodia. Photo by U.S Embassy Phnom Penh, take on 17 September 2014. Licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0In 1996, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) was established.1 Its organization and functioning ...

Ministry of Economy and Finance

National Bank of Cambodia, Cambodia. Photo by Stephen McGrath, taken on 21 June 2010. Licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0  In 1996, the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) was established by law.1 Its organization and functioning is defined by a sub-decree of the Royal Government ...

Head of state

The Kingdom of Cambodia is a constitutional monarchy. The king is the head of state for his lifetime but does not govern. ...

National government

Cambodia is a constitutional monarchy. According to the 1993 Constitution, although he is the head of state, the king has very limited powers compared to the prime minister, the head of the government. Unlike the 1947 Constitution, power does not come from the king but ...

Ministries and other national bodies

Nearly all of the ministries were established in 1995. A few ministries were only recently created in the post-2013 national election by a separation of one ministry into two. There are 28 government ministries and secretariats, and many national bodies. ...


The Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) represents the executive wing of government. It is responsible for implementing laws and directing general affairs of the state in accordance with policy programs and state planning approved by parliament (the National Assembly and Senate). ...


Upon the reinstatement of the second monarchy in 1993, Cambodian citizens are the master of their destiny and sources of all power. With the introduction of the liberal democracy in the Kingdom, all Cambodians at their 18 years or over, except where it is prescribed ...

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