Decentralisation showing excellent results, say interior ministry
The transfer of funds from national to sub-national level administrations has increased almost tenfold, from $ 416 million in 2018 to $3,676 million in 2022. ...
Koh Kong governor Mithona Phuthong on her building boom and famous grandfather
Koh Kong provincial governor Mithona Phuthong was the first woman to ever have been appointed to the top job in any province back in 2017. She is the daughter of a veteran politician who fought to liberate the country and extinguish the flames of war ...
Kampong Chhnang set to address locals’ problems head-on
Kampong Chhnang provincial governor Sun Sovannarith has vowed to provide local people with solutions to problems through community visits by relevant authorities from this month onwards. Residents will no longer have to spend time and money travelling to district or provincial authorities for answers, he ...
Minister: Inclusive meeting vital
Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has instructed heads of the government’s local visit working groups throughout the country to ensure that relevant officials are invited to attend all meetings at the municipal, district and commune levels. ...
Sar Kheng: Sub-national level budgets to be paid via bank to stop corruption
Minister of Interior Sar Kheng announced on Tuesday that the budgets for sub-national administrations next year will be paid via the bank to prevent corruption and ensure transparency. He also warned officials not to abuse power for personal gain. Sar Kheng was speaking at the ...
Government pushes talks with NGOs
A senior Ministry of Interior official on Tuesday instructed municipal, district and commune authorities to set aside a specific time to hold forums with NGOs twice a year to show the willingness and commitment of sub-national administrations to address their concerns. Secretary of state at ...
About 6,000 civil servants to be moved
The government will transfer 6,000 civil servants from the national level to the sub-national level in order to provide better service to people in the capital and provinces. Speaking during the closing ceremony of the Interior Ministry’s two-day 2018 Stocktaking and 2019 Directive Settings Conference ...
Government invests US$30 million on sub-national level administrations annually
Royal Government of Cambodia has spent approximately US$30 million a year on sub-national administrations in order to ensure their quality service provision, particularly on priority issues. ...