Cambodia Hosting 27th APPF Annual Meeting in Siem Reap Province This Week

Cambodia is hosting the 27th Annual Meeting of Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-27) in the cultural province of Siem Reap this week, from Jan. 14 till 17, under the theme “Strengthening Parliamentary Partnership for Peace, Security, and Sustainable Development.”

Twenty-one (21) nations will attend this regional meeting, said a report of the APPF-27 Secretariat.

The official opening ceremony of APPF-27 will be held tomorrow morning with keynote addresses by Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, Samdech Vibol Sena Pheakdei Say Chhum, President of the Senate, and Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin, President of the National Assembly and President of the APPF-27.

Established in Tokyo, Japan, in 1993, the APPF has now 27 full-fledged member countries and Cambodia become its member in 1995.