Kong Korm, former top advisor to the opposition party has been appointed honorary president to Khmer Will Party led by his youngest son Kong Monika.
Mr Korm and his son Kong Bora, former opposition lawmaker had their political ban lifted on January 15 after the duo submitted requests to the Interior Ministry early this month.
According a statement released by the KWP, during a meeting yesterday the KWP’s standing committee decided to organise its new national and sub-national leadership and gave an official position to Mr Korm.
“The KWP’s standing committee decided to give a position of honorary president to Kong Korm with unanimous vote,” the statement said.
Reached by phone today, Mr Korm said that he was glad to accept the appointment and is ready to work with the KWP to serve the nation.
“The party’s standing committee appointed me because they understand that I am a veteran politician with a lot of political experience. I am ready to help them,” he said.