Ruling Party President Shares Valuable Lesson-Learnt during Four Decades of Leadership

President of the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP), Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has shared some valuable lessons gained from the party's four decades of leadership.

While presiding over the celebration of CPP's 68th Founding Anniversary with the participation of ten thousands of party members and supporters at Koh Pich Convention and Exhibition Centre in Phnom Penh this morning, Samdech Techo Hun Sen said going through the past four decades of the struggle for national survival, restoration and defence of motherland since the January 7 victory, we have learnt some valuable lessons crucial to the future of our nation.

Firstly, he pointed out, setting out path, policies, strategies and tactics for correct leadership has been primary factor for success of the nation. Secondly, people are essential factor to realise successes in national liberation resistance as well as in restoring and building the country. Thirdly, solidarity is the vital factor of our nation. Fourthly, peace and stability have been the foundation indispensable for development, and vice versa, development with inclusiveness and equity is indispensable to guarantee and strengthen peace and social stability.

Fifthly, added Samdech Techo Hun Sen, in every circumstances and settings, we must raise high self-consciences and be resolute in firmly and steadfastly defending forever lasting sovereignty, and territorial integrity before whatever external violation there may be. Sixthly, in every circumstances, our people must adhere strictly to the position of mastering their own nation and have confidence in own forces and efforts. Seventhly, friendly relations, solidarity, and good cooperation with neighbouring countries and with countries in the world irrespective of political regimes on the basis of strict adherence to principles of neutrality, peaceful coexistence, and non-alignment, and respect of independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity, equal right and footing, and mutual interests are indispensable in guaranteeing development and peace of our nation at present and for a long time to come.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press