Some 250 National and International Journalists Registered to Cover 2023 National Election

The National Election Committee (NEC) has issued formal ID cards for some 250 national and international journalists to report on the incoming National Election on July 23, 2023.

The update was shared by H.E. Em Sophat, a member of NEC in the committee's meeting here in Phnom Penh on May 23.

Of the number, he added, 220 (23 female) are Cambodian journalists from 21 outlets and 30 (2 female) are international journalists from 14 agencies.

A total of 20 political parties have registered their parties and candidates with NEC to contest for the election, but only 18 have been endorsed.

The endorsed political parties are the ruling Cambodian People’s Party, Cambodian Youth Party, Khmer United National Party, Dharmacracy Party, Democracy Power Party, Cambodian Nationality Party, Khmer United Party, Khmer Conservative Party, FUNCINPEC Party, Beehive Social Democratic Party, People Purpose Party, Ekpheap Cheat Khmer Party, Women’s Party for Women, Khmer Anti-Poverty Party, Khmer Economic Development Party, Cambodia Indigenous People’s Democracy Party, Grassroots Democratic Party, and Khmer Farmers Party.

Source: Agence Kampuchea Presse