Phnom Penh (FN), May 12 – Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen advised relevant authority to issue Cambodian national identity card for Cambodian citizens who are living overseas in particular in the US and Canada in order to provide conveniences for them to buy real estate and to vote.

The premier spoke during a meeting with Cambodians living in the United States and Canada on Thursday (May 12).

“Our citizens here [the US] do not have Khmer ID card. Therefore, we need to find a solution for them. Some of them have ability to purchase real estate and build the house in Cambodia,” the premier underlined.

In this occasion, Samdech urged Cambodian citizens, who are living overseas, to register for national election once they received the national identity card, adding that they are required to physically participate in the kingdom’s national election as stated in the Cambodian election law.