Prime Minister of Cambodia
|Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia
since 14 January 1985
|Office of the Prime Minister|
Royal Government of Cambodia
|Status||Head of government|
|Member of||Council of Ministers|
Council of the Throne
|Reports to||National Assembly|
|Residence||The Peace Palace|
|Appointer||King of Cambodia|
|Term length||Five years, renewable|
|Constituting instrument||Constitution of Cambodia|
|Inaugural holder||Norodom Sihanouk|
|Formation||18 March 1945|
|Deputy||Deputy Prime Minister|
|Salary||KHR3,675,000, including KHR10,600,000 MP's salary|
|Website||Prime 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.
The incumbent prime minister, since 1985, is Hun Sen of the Cambodian People's Party.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "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...
- ↑ Willemnns, Alex (4 November 2014). "CNRP Reveals Kem Sokha's Monthly Salary". The Cambodia Daily. Archived from the original on 7 August 2019. 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.
- ↑ "36 Cambodian Prime Ministers since 1945". Khmer Times. 21 August 2014.