Cambodia announces Dec 8 as national day of mourning for Prince Ranariddh’s death

Cambodia announced Dec 8 as the national day of mourning for the passing away of Prince Norodom Ranariddh, the country’s Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said in a national circular.

Hun Sen said Prince Ranariddh, chairman of the Supreme Privy Advisory Council to the king, former first prime minister and ex-president of the National Assembly, had greatly contributed to the cause of the nation, religion and monarchy during his life time.

“All ministries, institutions, schools, hospitals, pagodas, civil servants, armed forces and people across the country must fly national flags at half-mast on Dec. 8, 2021,” he said.

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