Cambodian PM sets five-day holiday in lieu of cancelled Khmer New Year holiday in April

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Tuesday (July 14) that all civil servants and employees will be granted a five-day holiday from Aug 17 to Aug 21 in lieu of the Khmer New Year holiday in April that was postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

“As promised, the government decided to make up for a five-day Khmer New Year holiday from Aug 17 to 21,” he said during a visit to the Freshwater Aquaculture Research and Development Centre in southeastern Prey Veng province.

The decision came after the situation of Covid-19 has been brought under control, he said.

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