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Norodom Ranariddh Party to choose new leader, change name…again?! try លេងសៀកParty

PHNOM PENH (Cambodia Her​ald) – The Norodom Ranar​iddh Party was to pick a new leader Monday after Prince Norodom Ranariddh announc​ed he was q​uitting politics for the second ​time, a senior official said.

Acting ​President ​Chhim Seak also resigned Saturday, a day after the announcement by the prince who is seen as blocking a merger with Funcinpec, the royalist party he used to lead.

Party Secretary General Sao Rany said members had to meet immediately following the resignations.he said all remaining party members would merge with Funcinpec.

Sao Rany said the party would change its name to the Nationalist Party since it still had commune and district councillors as well as two seats in the National Assembly.

The secretary general meanwhile withdraw a complaint against senior party officials for forging documents and a seal.
Sao Rany said the merger with Nhiek Bun Chhay, executive president of Funcinpec, was scheduled on August 25.
Ranariddh first quit politics after being ousted from Funcinpec in 2006 for selling the party headquarters. He later returned to set up his own royalist party.

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Written by Kham

13/08/2012 at 5:23 pm

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