The Ministry of Interior plans to offer training courses to new commune councillors, Interior Minister Sar Kheng revealed yesterday after a closed-door meeting with National Election Committee officials.
Mr Kheng said the courses will allow the new officials to learn what was required to serve their constituents.
Speaking in Preah Sihanouk province, he said the June 4 ballot were an improvement on past elections.
“I thank the European community, the government and the people of Japan and China that helped and donated to ensure a smooth commune election,” he said.
Mr Kheng reminded all those who would be involved in next year’s national ballot to ensure a smooth election free from violence.