Prime Minister of Cambodia

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Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia
នាយករដ្ឋមន្ត្រីនៃព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា
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Incumbent
Hun Sen

since 14 January 1985
Office of the Prime Minister
Royal Government of Cambodia
StyleHis Excellency
StatusHead of government
Member ofCouncil of Ministers
Council of the Throne
Reports toNational Assembly
ResidenceThe Peace Palace
SeatPhnom Penh
NominatorPolitical parties
AppointerKing of Cambodia
Term lengthFive years, renewable
Constituting instrumentConstitution of Cambodia
Inaugural holderNorodom Sihanouk
Formation18 March 1945; 74 years ago (1945-03-18)
DeputyDeputy Prime Minister
SalaryKHR3,675,000,[1] including KHR10,600,000 MP's salary[2]
WebsitePrime Minister of Cambodia

The Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia (Khmer: នាយករដ្ឋមន្ត្រីនៃព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា, French: Premier ministre du Royaume du Cambodge) is the head of government of Cambodia.

The prime minister is also the chairman of the Cabinet and leads the executive branch of the Royal Cambodian Government.

The prime minister is required to be a member of parliament, and is appointed by the monarch for a term of five years.

Since 1945, 36 individuals have served as prime minister; 32 as official prime ministers, and 4 in acting capacities.[3]

The incumbent prime minister, since 1985, is Hun Sen of the Cambodian People's Party.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Cambodian Prime Minister gets less than USD 1,000 per month". The Cambodia Herald. 15 October 2014. Archived from the original on 21 September 2016. Retrieved 17 August 2016. Prime Minister gets salary and other allowances equal to 3,675,000 Riels about USD 918... Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  2. Willemnns, Alex (4 November 2014). "CNRP Reveals Kem Sokha's Monthly Salary". The Cambodia Daily. Retrieved 5 September 2018. A lawmaker with no committee responsibilities takes home a $975 salary, but allowances (including $500 for gasoline) boost the figure to $2,650.
  3. "36 Cambodian Prime Ministers since 1945". Khmer Times. 21 August 2014.