Phnom Penh (FN), Oct. 11 - At the Extraordinary Meeting of the Senate of the fourth legislature, on Thursday morning, the majority of the senators voted in favor of Sim Ka as the first vice-president replacing Ney Pena, who passed away on 29 September 2018.

The legislature was presided over by Say Chhum, President of Cambodia’s Senate, with the participation of 58 other senators.

The Senate also recognized Kang Sao Thorn as a new senator in the 5th Region constituency, replacing Ney Pena.

The new members must take the oath before taking office.