Cambodia To Mark 66th Independence Day This Weekend

Cambodia is going to celebrate the 66th anniversary of national independence from France on Nov. 9 (1953-2019), under the royal presidency of His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni.

On the occasion, the monarch will light the victory flame at the Independence Monument in Phnom Penh, which will be kept burning for three days.

High-ranking officials will participate in the ceremony with a crowd of Phnom Penh residents and students in attendance.

Foreign Ambassadors to Cambodia are also expected to be present at the annual event.

On Nov. 8 afternoon, delegations from different government ministries and institutions will take turn to lay wreaths at the Independence Monument and the Royal Statue of the late King-Father Samdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk, located near the Independence Monument, to mark the Independence Day.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press