Hun Sen: My Son Will Have To Wait Ten Years To Take Over

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday said that he was not considering succession plans or a potential transfer of power to one of his sons because he was going to head the government for another ten years.

The premier was speaking at an event with journalists in Phnom Penh and said he needed to hold the post of prime minister for at least another ten years, even if his eldest son Hun Manet was qualified to take over.

The Prime Minister on Tuesday marked 35 years as the head of the government, extending his lead as one of the longest-serving prime ministers in the world. In 2018, Hun Sen had said that Hun Manet could succeed him to head the government.

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