PM Hun Sen: All Armed Forces Not Allowed to Hold “Oknha” Title

Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has clearly stated that all the armed forces are not allowed to hold the title of "Oknha" anymore.

The Premier made the statement at a meeting of the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) Central Committee held here on Aug. 22, after some people have used the title to commit illegal acts, according to his official Facebook page.

Meanwhile, Samdech Techo Hun Sen also laid stress on the implementation of the "fifth approach" (conducting surgery) set forth in the sixth-mandate Royal Government.

Besides, he advised the Anti-Corruption Unit to freeze and seize properties of those involved in forest crimes.

"Oknha" title is generally bestowed upon anyone who contributes a certain amount of money to help the national society. There are three levels of Oknha: Lok Oknha, Neak Oknha and Oknha.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press