Prime Minister of Cambodia facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsPrime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia
|Office of the Prime Minister
Royal Government of Cambodia
|Member of||Council of Ministers
Council of the Throne
|Reports to||National Assembly|
|Residence||The Peace Palace|
|Appointer||King of Cambodia|
|Term length||Five years, renewable|
|Constituting instrument||Constitution of Cambodia|
|Inaugural holder||Norodom Sihanouk|
|Formation||18 March 1945|
|Deputy||Deputy Prime Minister|
|Salary||KHR3,675,000, including KHR10,600,000 MP's salary|
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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