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Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia
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Hun Sen

since 14 January 1985
Office of the Prime Minister
Royal Government of Cambodia
Style His Excellency
Member of Council of Ministers
Council of the Throne
Reports to National Assembly
Residence The Peace Palace
Seat Phnom Penh
Nominator Political parties
Appointer King of Cambodia
Term length Five years, renewable
Constituting instrument Constitution of Cambodia
Inaugural holder Norodom Sihanouk
Formation 18 March 1945 (1945-03-18) (76 years ago)
Deputy Deputy Prime Minister
Salary KHR3,675,000, including KHR10,600,000 MP's salary

The Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia (Khmer: នាយករដ្ឋមន្ត្រីនៃព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា, French: Premier ministre du Royaume du Cambodge) is the head of government of Cambodia.

The prime minister is also the chairman of the Cabinet and leads the executive branch of the Royal Cambodian Government.

The prime minister is required to be a member of parliament, and is appointed by the monarch for a term of five years.

Since 1945, 36 individuals have served as prime minister; 32 as official prime ministers, and 4 in acting capacities.

The incumbent prime minister, since 1985, is Hun Sen of the Cambodian People's Party.

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